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Construction Tools

Parent Category: Building and Carpentry
This category includes the humble hammer and pliers as well as the more modern equivalents such as nail guns, power saws, and precision laser levels. Tools that a professional construction worker as well as the weekend handy man has are discussed in this category.
      a hammer with a rounded end opposite the face.       
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no, mallets are usually rubber or wood and look like a small sledge  hammer, they are used to hit thinks with out marking them in most  cases
to pare timber for housing joints!
Simple electric chainsaws start around $69. Gas chainsaws start at $189 and go all the way up to $2,000.
By making box wrenches, so that head of the bolt or nut is being  gribbed while fixing some material.
Darts probably originate from projectile weapons, used by the Romans.
don't let it rust, thats about it
A rasp is a large rough file for woodwork and animal care.
Some are used for gripping something round like a pipe or rod, some  are used for twisting wires, and others are designed to be used for  a combination of tasks including cutting wire.
Yes, and add 30 and 60 degree offset too while you're at it. First  off, if you work on cars, one type of wrench won't cut it. You need  an assortment of different lengths, depths, and types.  
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because of the friction the blade creates on the wood
There are dozens of types of hammers with many different purposes. The uneducated may think they are only for pounding nails, but there are many other uses.
There is no such thing as an oil free pneumatic nail gun. Every nail gun requires oil every day you use it. In answer to your question, yes, you can use any nail gun with an oil lubricated compressor. The way the compressor gets it lubrication has nothing whatsoever to do with the tool you are using...
snap-on or Craftsman
A Wooden float is the flat surfaced tool that is used for smoothing the surface of concrete prior to it setting. A wooden float produces a reasonably non slip surface as it pulls up sand out of the concrete mix to the surface.
Repairing telephone lines
  Prices vary due to model and condition. And the market sets the price. Hit the web and make eBay the first stop. All the uptown new & used sellers, second hand dealers, antique stores and pawn shops have an eBay window open pretty much all day.
  I own a remodeling company in Massachusetts and recently branched out into Handyman Services to build the client base and better service my past remodel customers. The average rate in my area is $50 - $85 per hour with two hour minimums. I charge $88 for the first hour and $58 for each...
The pit-saw was a system used in colonial America and Canada to make planks from tree trunks. A pit about 6 feet deep was dug, and the logs to be cut were trestled over it, Two men would use a huge saw about 8-10 feet long and over a foot wide, large teeth were in groups of 3-4 and were angled to...
you would have to take them as part of normal luggage.
Not to much ,,I just sold one at my moving sale with the original box and had to drop it to $40 from $60 to sell it.. had close to 75 guys come to the sale a looking..
All drills do not have a lever.
No, temperature does not generally affect them . If it's stopped suddenly, have you been oiling it regularly . It requires oil in the air tube every day you use it. Cold weather may make the piston's O ring break if unlubricated.
In factories, maintenance shops and even some large building sites there are 'stores' where large and expensive tools and supplies are kept under lock and key. The storekeeper is charged with allocating those tools and recording their return to stores, possibly even doing maintenance on them. He...
store keeeper is maintain the store & total materials.
At good hardware stores or Rona or Home Depot.
Tighten the drill bit in the chuck.
I'm sure every one of us who use them just consider them a tool to grip things tightly. -The 'lever' thing is for academics who probably wouldn't know what do with pliers if they had any.
That would depend on what you were drilling and what the project is.
In earlier times, the size of a nail was set by the cost of 100 nails in pennies. The names persisted although the prices fluctuated.
A chop saw as opposed to a mitre saw is one that has a simple up and down motion. It can not cut angles or wedges like a mitre saw does. It's main use is in the steel industry for cutting lengths of metal using a cutting disc rather than an actual blade.
A tiny screwdriver is usually a precision tool for using with very small screws and as such nothing can replace it or be used successfully instead.
its the bit that actually does the drilling
It is impossible to say exactly where pliers were invented. Wherever fire was tamed by early humans, there would be a need for a wooden stick to manage the coals. Then two sticks would be used to lift and move hot objects. Then a partly broken branch with both halves still attached to each other...
You press the holding ring toward the body of the drill and slightly twist and pull the bit away from the chuck.
Screwdrivers all have a particular use and you really can not use something else to do the same job.
a hand works how it works
A screwdriver is used to turn screws in or out.
A pillar drill is just another term for a floor mounted drill press
a rasp file is used to shape(shave peices)of wood or other materials into a certain shape.
You place the wrench end over the nut and turn in a clockwise direction to tighten it or the opposite to loosen it.
All it does is rotate and cut through the material. That is a simple action.
Hacksaw blades are made of high speed steel.
It's for drilling small, accurate holes quickly.
All chisels are made from steel. Some may have wood or plastic handles to grip.
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This is a table saw where the blade arbor can tilt sideways allowing angled cuts. Actually almost all modern table saws do his now.
i have seen impact drivers break fasteners, but never twist them  off
They used it both for hunting and picking some fruits. They hunt animals by throwing the sharp tip of the hammer at them. And when they are finished they usually just eat the meat and they could use the fur for clothing. They also use it to crack nuts.
Cannon plug pliers are used mainly for aircraft maintenance. On aircraft there are round electrical connectors (called cannon plugs) consisting of many small pins that insert into one another. On the outside of the connector there is a sleeve that is then screwed down onto the opposite side of the...
Cannon plug pliers: Used primarily for aircraft maintenance. Some aircraft have round electrical connectors (called cannon plugs), consisting of many small pins that insert into one another. On the outside of the connector there is a sleeve that is then screwed down onto the opposite side of the...
if the head is stripped but a rubber band over it and then try  again. if that fails use a pair of locking pliers to grab the heat  and turn it
Well allthe obvious things like dont touch the blade and so on.Always wer protective goggles or glasses when using it.keep your fingers away from the blade towards the edge of what your cutting but dont ket them slip off.Wear an appron to keep small pieces of wood or anything else getting stuck on...
A pair of pliers, as the name implies, consists of two levers working together to give the user a tighter grip than would be available with bare hands. Understanding how those levers function and interact can make for a child's science project, or simply help a workman understand the tools of his...
1. A Long screw driver with a narrow handle would be better. Depending on the blade size, if the blade was smaller that would work better. ANS 2 - They both have particular uses, and both belong in a properly equipped tool box.
Handles are made of all sorts of shapes and sizes, and of many kinds of wood. The cheaper grades of file handles are made of soft wood. Chisel handles should always be made of hard wood. Apple wood is often used for firmer chisel handles. Socket chisel handles for heavy work are often made from...
I lube mine occasionally with a white lithium spray grease. That works well as it penetrates inside .
the answer is subjective, they are both sold in roughly the same  price and quality point according to industry standards
What type of jig are you using?. Answer: Several thing must take place to use a Forstner bit, substrate must be held firmly, a drill press or fixture must be used to guide the bit in, here is an excerpt and the site:. Drill bits are used in conjunction with hand drills or drill presses to make holes...
If you keep the fence tight to the wood you will get a nice straight cut.
Black & Decker make a huge range of items, tools of all kinds, kitchen equipment cleaning equipment, gardening equipment etc.
a standard bit or tile bit will work fine
No, they were at one time built in same factories, but even then different parts.
Answer . There are several options.. -Bolt extraction kits, you can probably get one at your local autoparts store. Drill a hole in the bold and insert the extractor, turning counter-clockwise. You may need to tap it in with a hammer first. It's best to use a reverse-thread drill bit to drill the...
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To drill into cement you require a masonary bit for your drill. Masonary bits can be bought at any local hardware store or such like. Drill into cement using masonary bit (protects your drill from damage) then push a wall plug into the hole. to secure position and any attachment you wish to add ie...
A vertical drill press is a large drilling machine that stands on a very heavy steel base. A 3" steel column extends up either about 6 feet for a floor model or 3 for a bench model. At the top of this column is an elongated box with the motor at the back, driving a shaft with a 4 tier pulley above...
Almost any place that has drill bits should have a countersink bit. Drills a pilot hole and the tapered countersink in one step.
A hammer consists of only a shaft and a head.
Yes, that's how they started out 60 years ago. -The McCulloch chain saw engine was popular with all early karters.
This is not something you should do yourself it needs to be returned to an authorized dealer for repair. If you get it wrong the gas tank could explode in use and you would be harmed.
The little end nubs fit into the tiny holes in the ring then you expand or contract them depending on type of ring ( most are outside rings but some are inside rings)
There is a way to sharpen them on a grinder. It takes some time to learn the technique, but I believe there will be videos showing this on Youtube. You can also but an automatic drill sharpener These are sold in stores like Rona and Home Depot.
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Your local lawnmower and gardening tool store would have that, or be able to get one in easily.
masonry bit or preferably SDS bit
towards you and with the direction of rotation
  the head with a face and a claw, the shaft with a handle/grip.