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The Hooked TabAt the end of every tape measure is a metal hooked tab that performs theimportant function of preventing the tape from disappearing inside thehousing, but that isn't all it does. When you need to make an outsidemeasurement, you can hook the tab over an edge so you can stretch the tape.i.the world’s most commonly used measuring toolii.Whatever you do, never allow the blade and hook to returnuncontrolled at full speed when rewinding. Whilst the ability to returnthe blade quickly into the case can seem like a useful function, it canbe very dangerous with a number of people each year being injured bywildly flailing hooks. All manufacturers recommend that users makeuse of safety glasses/goggles when doing any work that requires atape measure for exactly this reason.3.Marking knifea.b.-marking-knife/c.-woodworking/d.-in-your-workplace/knives-and-blades-in-the-workplaceSingle-bevel bladea.A single-bevel blade only has a single cutting edge. The blade is bevelled oneither the right or left side, which limits the direction in which the knife can bepulled, as the bevel must always face away from the guide.
Flat handlesFlat wooden handles allow a comfortable grip for the user and also hold the blade in the centrewith two pins.The flatness of this type of handle ensures the knife won't roll off the workbench.PinsThe pins located on the handle on certain marking knives keep the blade and handle together.i.A marking knife is used for marking where you will be cutting with your saws. Forgetting into tight spots (like dovetails) and making very accurate lines (which is vitalfor tight fitting joints)ii.keep knives well maintained and sharpiii.always use a stable surface and cut away from the bodyiv.never try to catch a falling knife4.Chisel
Cutting edgeThe blade of a wood chisel is made from a single piece of tool steel. The front part of the bladeis ground down to a specific angle and then honed until razor sharp. This is the part of the toolthat cuts into the wood.Edges (bevelled)The edges of some wood chisel blades are bevelled. This means that the edges have beenground down to a specific angle so as to allow them access into certain carpentry joints such asa dovetail joint.

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Term
Summer
Professor
hernandez
Tags
hammers, Woodworking, Woodworking hand tools, Saws

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