Here is a brief explanation of the most common hand tools and how to use them and maintain them properly

 

HAND TOOLS CLASSIFICATION

CLASSIFICATION TOOL NAME

BONDING

To connect, or bind, or join (two materials)

Electric welder, Gas welding, Iron solder

Glue dispenser, Hot glue gun, silicon manual dispenser

Riveting tool

CUTTING

 

Hand saw, Coping saw, Tenon saw

Metal saw or hack saw

Electric jig saw

Electrician's scissors, Sheet metal shears

Cutter knife

DRILLING

Rotating tools that are inserted into a drilling machine or tool for boring cylindrical holes

Gimlet

Bradawl, awl, punch or pricker (synonims)

Portable drill, Column drill, Drill bits

Rechargeable cordless drill

FILLING_POLISHING

It is the process of giving an object its final shape or creating a smooth and shiny surface.

rasp, chisel, plane

sand paper, electric sander

pencil sharpener, professional sharpener

file

HOLDING_SUBJECTING

clamp

universal pliers, long nose pliers

vice or vice bench

MEASURING_MARKING_DRAWING

ruler, set squares, protractor, compass

square

caliper, flexometer or tape measure, tailor tape measure

scribing tool or scriber

level

PERCUSSION

ball peen hammer, cross peen hammer, claw hammer, club hammer

rubber or wood mallet

SAFETY_PROTECTION

boots, gloves, goggles, ear protector

chemical mask, dust mask

harness, hemlet, vest

SCREWING

Devices used for fastening materials together, consisting of a threaded and usually tapered shank that has a slotted head by which it may be rotated so as to cut its own thread as it bores through the material

spanner or wrench, adjustable spanner or wrench

allen or hex key

crosshead screwdriver, slotted screwdriver

wall plug

 

TOOL BENCH ORGANIZATION

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HAND TOOLS Photo gallery

  • Cross peen hammer
  • Screw and wall plug
  • adjustable spanner or wrench
  • allen or hex key
  • ball peen hammer
  • boots
  • bradawl or awl
  • caliper
  • chemical mask
  • chisel
  • clamp
  • claw hammer
  • club hammer
  • column drill
  • compass
  • coping saw
  • cutter knife
  • drill bits
  • dust mask
  • electric jig saw
  • electric sander
  • electric welder
  • electrician s scissors
  • external ear protector
  • file
  • flexometer or tape measure
  • gas welding
  • gimlet
  • gloves
  • glue dispenser
  • goggles
  • handsaw
  • harness
  • helmet
  • hot glue gun
  • internal ear protector
  • iron solder
  • level
  • long nose pliers
  • metal saw or hacksaw
  • pencil sharpener
  • philips or crosshead screwdriver
  • plane
  • portable drill
  • professional sharpener
  • protractor
  • rasp
  • rechargeable cordless drill
  • riveting tool
  • rubber mallet
  • ruler
  • sandpaper
  • scribing tool or scriber
  • sheet metal shears
  • silicon manual dispenser
  • slotted screwdriver
  • spanner or wrench
  • square
  • tailor tape measure
  • tenon saw
  • universal pliers
  • vest
  • vice or vise bench

 

HAND TOOLS Names

Adjustable spanner or wrench

Allen or hex key

Ball peen hammer

Boots

Bradawl, punch or awl

Caliper

Chemical mask

Chisel

Clamp

Claw hammer

Club hammer

Column drill

Compass

Coping saw

Cross peen hammer

Cutter knife

Drill bits

Dust mask

Electric jig saw

Electric sander

Electric welder

Electrician's scissors

External ear protector

File

Flexometer or tape measure

Gas welding

Gimlet

Gloves

Glue dispenser

Goggles

Handsaw

Harness

Helmet

Hot glue gun

Internal ear protector

Iron solder

Level

Long nose pliers

Metal saw or hacksaw

Pencil sharpener

Philips or crosshead

Screwdriver

Plane

Portable drill

Professional sharpener

Protractor

Rasp

Rechargeable cordless drill

Riveting tool

Rubber mallet

Ruler

Sandpaper

Screw and wall plug

Scribing tool or scriber

Sheet metal shears

Silicon manual dispenser

Slotted screwdriver

Spanner or wrench

Square

Tailor tape measure

Tenon saw

Universal pliers

Vest

Vise or vise bench

 

  • Adjustable spanner or wrench
  • Allen or hex key
  • Ball peen hammer
  • Boots
  • Bradawl, punch or awl
  • Caliper
  • Chemical mask
  • Chisel
  • Clamp
  • Claw hammer
  • Club hammer
  • Column drill
  • Compass
  • Coping saw
  • Cross peen hammer
  • Cutter knife
  • Drill bits
  • Dust mask
  • Electric jig saw
  • Electric sander
  • Electric welder
  • Electrician's scissors
  • External ear protector
  • File
  • Flexometer or tape measure
  • Gas welding
  • Gimlet
  • Gloves
  • Glue dispenser
  • Goggles
  • Handsaw
  • Harness
  • Helmet
  • Hot glue gun
  • Internal ear protector
  • Iron solder
  • Level
  • Long nose pliers
  • Metal saw or hacksaw
  • Pencil sharpener
  • Philips or crosshead
  • Screwdriver
  • Plane
  • Portable drill
  • Professional sharpener
  • Protractor
  • Rasp
  • Rechargeable cordless drill
  • Riveting tool
  • Rubber mallet
  • Ruler
  • Sandpaper
  • Screw and wall plug
  • Scribing tool or scriber
  • Sheet metal shears
  • Silicon manual dispenser
  • Slotted screwdriver
  • Spanner or wrench
  • Square
  • Tailor tape measure
  • Tenon saw
  • Universal pliers
  • Vest
  • Vise or vise bench