Ag Mechanics Tool ID

Forstner Bit:A power bit for drilling flat bottomed holes in wood. Commonly found in sizes 3/8-2 inch.
(Woodworking-Boring Tools)
Expansive Bit:The shank is a square taper, adapted for the bit brace.
(Woodworking-Boring Tools)
Hole Saw:Hole saws come in sizes from ¾ to 2 1/2 inches and one mandrel fits all.
(Woodworking-Boring Tools)
Spade Bit:A wood boring bit with a hex shaft to be used in a power hand drill or drill press.
(Woodworking-Boring Tools)
Auger Bit:The straight round shank adapted for power drills.
(Woodworking-Boring Tools)
Rotary Hammer:Used for drilling holes in concrete and with chisel attachments. Special carbide tipped bits must be used with this unit.
(Woodworking-Construction)
Hammer Tacker:A stapler that operates like a hammer. Used to install insulation, builder's paper, roofing felt, etc.
(Woodworking-Construction)
Drywall Trowel:A flexible trowel for applying drywall compound and tapping.
(Woodworking-Construction)
Drywall Saw:A tapered hand saw for cutting drywall.
(Woodworking-Construction)
Utility Knife:A sharp knife for cutting drywall, roofing felt, etc.
(Woodworking-Construction)
Tack Hammer:One side of the head is magnetic and used for starting short tacks.
(Woodworking-Hammers)
Straight Claw Hammer:The hammer head is the same as a curved claw hammer, but the claw is nearly straight. Weight 16-28 oz. Head may be smooth or serrated. Also called a Ripping hammer.
(Woodworking-Hammers)
Curved Claw Hammer :Used for driving and puling nails. Face is commonly rounded for finish work. Weight 13-16 oz.
(Woodworking-Hammers)
Mallet:Heads are made of wood, plastic, rawhide and rubber. Also called a Soft Headed Hammer.
(Woodworking-Hammers)
Shingler's Hatchet:It has a gauge that can be adjusted for the desired shingle exposure and has a nail pulling slot in the back and above the cutting edge.
(Woodworking-Hammers)
Framing Hammer:A straight claw hammer with a serrated head. Typically 20-30 oz. in weight. Used for rough framing of buildings.
(Woodworking-Hammers)
Drywall Hammer:A light hammer with a beveled and serrated head designed specifically to install nails in drywall. The beveled head is will countersink the nail head without breaking the drywall paper. The head is slightly angled to aid in driving nails on flat surfaces.
(Woodworking-Hammers)
Spokeshave:A plane designed to shape round shapes like legs (or wheel spokes).
(Woodworking-Planes And Similar Tools)
Smooth Plane:Sizes range from 5 1/2 to 10 inches long and 1 1/4 to 2 3/8 inches wide.
(Woodworking-Planes And Similar Tools)
Jack Plane:Planing should be done with the grain of the wood. Note tail behind the handle.
(Woodworking-Planes And Similar Tools)
Block Plane:Sizes range form 5 1/2 to 7 inches long and 1 3/8 to 1 5/8 inches wide. Used to plane the end of a board.
(Woodworking-Planes And Similar Tools)
Draw Knife:A tool used for rough shaping. The blade is similar to a chisel. They are also a vital piece of equipment in hand-made cricket bats, being used to shape the curve of the bat.
(Woodworking-Planes And Similar Tools)
Cabinet Scraper:A plane designed for smoothing flat surfaces. Similar to a smoothing plane, but the blade has a steeper angle for very fine cutting. Useful for smoothing joints between boards.
(Woodworking-Planes And Similar Tools)
Wood Chisel:It is sharpened only on one side to a 25 or 30 degree angle and may be used with or across the grain.
(Woodworking-Planes And Similar Tools)
Surform Tool:A tool like a wood rasp with a replaceable cutter. Available in flat, round, and half round shapes.
(Woodworking-Planes And Similar Tools)
Cordless Drill/Driver:Comes in many shapes and sizes. These power tools are battery powered and variable speed. They are commonly used for dry wall or decking installation. Many models also have a high speed range for drilling.
(Woodworking-Power Tools)
Hex Driver Bits:Bit used in impact drivers have this hex drive. Commonly used to drive Phillips, torx, and square drive fasteners.
(Woodworking-Power Tools)
Cordless Impact Driver:A power impact driver that accepts hex shank bits.
(Woodworking-Power Tools)
Jig Saw:Many variations of blades are available for cutting wood, plastics, and other soft materials. Also called a Saber Saw
(Woodworking-Power Tools)
Surface Planer:Used for planing wood surfaces. A portable power version of a hand plane.
(Woodworking-Power Tools)
Miter Saw:The saw pivots on the miter box for various angles.
(Woodworking-Power Tools)
Electric Drill:Many models are variable speed.
(Woodworking-Power Tools)
Circular Saw Blade:The size is determined by the diameter of the blade.
(Woodworking-Power Tools)
Circular Saw:Primarily used for cutting wood, however many blades types are available for cutting sheet metal, metal, stone, and various other products. Available as a direct drive or worm drive.
(Woodworking-Power Tools)
Belt Sander:Sands or cuts using a sanding belt. Used for course sanding of large surfaces.
(Woodworking-Power Tools)
Nail Gun:Nails are fed automatically from a loading chamber and are dispensed by pulling the trigger.
(Woodworking-Power Tools)
Reciprocating Saw:Similar to the jig saw but much larger and used for heavy duty work.
(Woodworking-Power Tools)
Finishing Sander:Sands by a vibrating action.
(Woodworking-Power Tools)
Router:Depth of cut is adjustable. Used to shape wood (ex. round the edge of a board).
(Woodworking-Power Tools)
Disc Sander:A stationary power tool with a 6-12 inch sanding disc.
(Woodworking-Power Tools)
Multi-Tool:A power tool (corded or battery) the cuts by high speed osculations. Has interchangeable blades for different materials. Commonly used for flush cutting.
(Woodworking-Power Tools)
Spiral Saw:A saw with a drill like bit (spiral). Similar to a router, but the slim cutter can be used to cut complex shapes. Commonly used for drywall.
(Woodworking-Power Tools)
Coping Saw:The blade is installed to cut on the pull stroke.
(Woodworking-Saws And Accessories)
Back Saw:This saw should be used in a horizontal position.
(Woodworking-Saws And Accessories)
Keyhole or Compass Saw:Used for sawing curves, especially where the cut must be started from a hole bored with an auger bit.
(Woodworking-Saws And Accessories)
Hand Rip Saw:The edges of the teeth are not beveled, but are shaped like chisels. Typically 4-7 teeth/inch.
(Woodworking-Saws And Accessories)
Hand Cross Cut Saw:The standard length is 26 inches. Typically 8-12 teeth/inch.
(Woodworking-Saws And Accessories)
Jointer:Stationary machine used to smooth the edges of boards. Power tool that acts like a hand plane.
(Woodworking-Stationary Power Tools)
Table Saw:A stationary saw used primarily for ripping lumber and sheet materials.
(Woodworking-Stationary Power Tools)
Radial Arm Saw:A saw designed to cross cut and rip with the ability or cut compound angles.
(Woodworking-Stationary Power Tools)
Drill Press:A stationary drill.
(Woodworking-Stationary Power Tools)
Band Saw:Used for making curved cuts in wood or metal.
(Woodworking-Stationary Power Tools)
Corner Clamp:Jaws are at 90 degree angles. Used to clamp items like cabinet frames.
(Woodworking-Tools)
Spring Clamp:Jaws are specially formed to hold flat or round objects.
(Woodworking-Tools)
Strap Clamp:Uses a fabric strap that tightens around large or irregular projects.
(Woodworking-Tools)
Flush Cat Saw:A fine saw used to cut flush to a surface. Commonly used to trim moldings or dowels.
(Woodworking-Tools)
Marking Gauge:It is marked in 8ths and 16ths of an inch and is 8 inches long.
(Woodworking-Tools)
Hand Screw Clamp:The wooden handles are mounted on opposite sides of the jaws.
(Woodworking-Tools)
Cat's Paw:A tool used to pull nails
(Woodworking-Tools)
Wood Rasp:Other rasps are 4-in-hand and horse rasps.
(Woodworking-Tools)
Nail Puller:A pair of jaws is driven into the wood below the nail head by impact action of the handle.
(Woodworking-Tools)
Nail Set:The point has a slight hollow at the end.
(Woodworking-Tools)
Cedar:Known for its resistance to decay. Used for fencing.
(Woodworking-Wood)
Redwood:Known for its resistance to decay. Used for landscaping, decking, etc.
(Woodworking-Wood)
Douglass Fir:Used primarily for structural framing. Very strong.
(Woodworking-Wood)
Pressure Treated Lumber:Generally fir species that is treated to resist decay. Green in color.
(Woodworking-Wood)
Plywood:Composed of layers of wood sheets with the grain of each sheet glued at right angles. Very strong. Used for flooring, roof sheeting, and shear walls. Comes in various grades denoted by letters. A=best, D=worst. For example AC would be A on one side and C on the other. Plywood can be designated as interior or exterior depending on the type of glue used in its manufacture.
(Woodworking-Wood)
Particle Board:Primarily made from sawdust. Used for subfloor where shear strength is not needed.
(Woodworking-Wood)
Medium Density Fiberboard:Medium Density Fiberboard (MDF) is made of wood particles and is denser than particle board. It is use widely as trim (often primed) and for underlayment.
(Woodworking-Wood)
Oriented Strand Board (OSB):Primarily made from wood chips. Used for shear walls and roof sheeting
(Woodworking-Wood)
Oak:A hardwood used for cabinets and similar applications. The grain is very distinctive. May be used as a solid wood or as a veneer on plywood or particle board.
(Woodworking-Wood)
Birch:A hardwood used for cabinets, door veneer, and similar applications. May be used as a solid wood or as a veneer on plywood or particle board.
(Woodworking-Wood)


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