2009/03/26

Simple Introduction of Several Hand Tools

I believe that there are so many people like me that do not know all types of hand tools well. So here I will introduce those people some simple hand tools.

It can be frustration knowing exactly how to use these tools safely and with minimum risk to yourself. If you have a desire to work with wood and make things that you can use in your home or to sell for an extra income, you may be overwhelmed with the amount of items that are available for wood working. When you are using hand tools and hand power tools, keep in mind that while these tools can be dangerous, they are merely tools to enable you to get your wood working project completed in a more efficient manner. Keep these tips in mind when you are working with hand tools and hand power tools.

Hammer - It is used for the striking force in order to break or to deform an object. The types of hammer include the claw hammer, power hammer, sledge hammer as well as the bell pein, cross pein pin hammer and much more.

Drills - Drills are a somewhat boring type of hand tool, which is used for creating holes in walls as well as in wood. There are some types of drills such as a hammer drill, air drill, press drill, percussion drill and power drill.

Screwdriver - This type of hand tool is used by loosening or tightening a screw. This is done by the aid of the tip of the screwdriver. It comes in different types and sizes and some of which are flared and slotted.

Sander - This is used for smoothing out wooden products. There four types of sanders such as the air sander, sheet sander, orbital sander and the bench sander.

Spanner - The spanner is a hand tool used to loosen and tighten the bolts and nuts. It has different varieties such as open-ended C spanner, offset ring spanner, ring spanner, adjustable spanner, tap spanner, box spanner, and split ring spanner.

Wrench - This hand tool is used for gripping the fasteners that are loosened or tightened through the jaws of the wrench. The types of wrenches include the pipe wrench, torque wrench, footprint wrench and the strap wrench, along with the mole wrench and the stilton wrench.

Clamps - These tools are used for holding instruments throughout processes like woodworking, carpentry and so on. Like any other hand tool, it has different types such as the G clamps, power clamps, pipe clamps, web clamps, action clamps, mitre clamps and much more.

Saw - This is a hand tool that is more commonly used by carpenters in order to finish their work efficiently. Saws also have different varieties which are for different purposes such as plywood saws, Ryoba saw, utility saw, azebiki saw and much more.

I hope the above introduction can help you to choose the right hand tools, which is only the start to ensuring your have a good time with your new woodworking hobby. Proper care and maintenance, buying quality tools and adhering to safety standards will allow you to have the best possible experience.

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