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Tools Taught

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Rasp

A coarse file, used mainly on wood,
having separate conical teeth.



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Egg Beater Drill

A drill that is spun using a
hand-turned crank.



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Mini Hack Saw

A smaller version of a regular hack
saw, which is a c-shaped handle
with a replaceable blade.


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Vise

Any of various devices, usually having
two jaws that may be brought
together or separated by means of a
screw, lever, or the like, used to hold an
object firmly while work is being done on it.

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Surform

A tool featuring perforated sheet metal and
resembles a food grater. A surform consists of a
steel strip with holes punched out and the rim of
each hole sharpened to form a cutting edge.
The strip is mounted in a carriage or handle.

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Hammer

A tool consisting of a solid head,
usually of metal, set crosswise
on a handle, used for beating
metals, driving nails, etc.

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Awl

A pointed instrument for piercing
small holes in leather, wood, etc.



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Saw

A tool or device for cutting, typically
a thin blade of metal with a
series of sharp teeth.


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Sanding Pad

A hand held block that consists of
strong paper coated with a layer
of sand or other abrasive,
used for smoothing or polishing.

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C-Clamp

A C-shaped clamp having a
screw that is threaded through
one tip in the direction
of the other tip.

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Screw Driver

A hand tool for turning a screw, consisting
of a handle attached to a long, narrow
shank, usually of metal, which tapers
and flattens out to a tip that fits
into the slotted head of a screw.

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Center Punch

A punch for making shallow
indentations in metal or wood
work, as to center drill bits.


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Ruler

A strip of wood, metal, or other
material having a straight edge
and usually marked off in inches
or centimeters, used for drawing
lines, measuring, etc.

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Try-Square

A device for testing the squareness
of carpentry work or the like, or for
laying out right angles, consisting
of a pair of straightedges fixed
at right angles to one another.

 

Definitions courtesy of dictionary.com