Hand Tools

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OSHA 3080 defines a hand tool as "...tools that are powered manually. Hand tools include anything from axes to wrenches".

Cutting Tools


Main Article : Cutting Tools
Offset (red) and Straight (yellow) Tinsnips

Cutting tools include

  • Scissors
  • Specialty shears: Snips, Carbon Fiber scissors
  • X-Acto blades
  • Box Cutters
  • Hand Saws
  • Chisels


Fasteners and Fastening Tools


Main Article : Fasteners and Fastening Tools
An adjustable crescent wrench and a Phillips screwdriver

Fastening tools are simply tools that help you apply fasteners, such as nails, screws, bolts, and other specialty hardware. Ask a staff member for help choosing what hardware is most appropriate for your project.

  • Screw drivers
  • Wrenches
  • Socket Sets
  • Hex (Allen) keys
  • Hardware!


Hammering and Shaping Tools


Hammers

Punches

Main Article : Punches

Pliers and Gripping Tools


Pliers

Vice Grips