How to Organize Hand Tools in Woodworking Project

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Blog entry by vinod1 posted 04-13-2016 01:29 PM 1145 reads 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Which hand tool should be in a woodworking project? Whether hammer, wrench or screwdriver – the correct hand tools are useful tools in a woodworking project and belong in every toolbox. To successfully implement repairs and creative ideas in the woodworking project, the quality of hand tools in woodworking project plays a major role. Another thing is an organization of hand tools. The organization of most important hand tools is crucial in a woodworking project because they are primary to perform a job. Here we are going to list some important tools which should be present in garage:

The Tool Case
What the tool case contains is different from model to model, especially since there are also special versions for electricians or mechanics projects. However, part of the standard a range of pliers , box wrenches , screwdrivers , files , a saw , hammer and putty – how many variants are present the tools differs from set to set.

The Wrench
The wrench is useful in the woodworking project because with it nuts and bolts are loosened or tightened. With a single wrench but do not go far: There are not only several sizes but also various forms such as torque wrench. With the fork wrench, loosen hexagon and square head bolts. The ring key often referred to as combination with the open-end wrench is available, has a better power transmission. With this, hexagonal screws are loosened or tightened. All of them will not only individually but offered in sets, so you always have the right key at hand.

The Hammer
A hammer is composed of three parts:The handle which serves the maintenance and handling of the hammer. The head used to strike the nails or other tools.The third one which is located opposite the head has other uses such as removing the nails, direct . There are many different forms of hammers but the classic hammer is the widely used hammer.

The Screwdriver
Screwdrivers come in a set of screwdrivers in various sizes and designs. You should use a screwdriver that fits comfortably in your hand and then you save yourself the unnecessary trouble.
With a screwdriver, the screws of the same size will be rotated. Screwdrivers are divided into two types: Phillips screwdriver and cross point screwdriver. If you work in the circuit, the use of a VDE-insulated screwdriver is a must. It is completely coated with plastic, thus preventing power surges. Star-shaped type of screwdrivers is used for star screws. A space-saving alternative to the extensive set of screwdrivers is a set of bits. The bits are available in different sizes and designs, and can be conveniently used in the right-hand screwdriver.

The Pliers
An assortment of pliers also belongs in every toolbox: You are to use, depending on the design for a wide range of work. The most common are cutting pliers which are used to cut everything, electrical cables, and nails. There are different shapes, with more or less cutting edge with the cutting part to the left or right. This plier is widely used in electricity. The clamp strip pliers are widely used in plumbing.

Measuring Tape and Spirit Level
The best work is no good if the measurement is not accurate. Therefore, the measurement is probably the most important step in the work. If you want to determine the dimensions, you need a measuring tape. As tape measure does not take up much space and is always at hand. A little more space is needed the ruler, which can be interpreted in favor thanks to its own weight but convenient for several meters without slipping. But not only length and width play a role at work, but also the orientation of the object.

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#1 posted 04-13-2016 01:51 PM

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#2 posted 04-13-2016 04:41 PM

Welcome to LJs.

Sounds like you are well on your way to fulfilling a condition that afflicts just about everyone on LJs:

Tool Acquisition Syndrome.

You will soon find that this obsession will soon render a mere toolbox as being totally useless. Tools will begin spreading into other areas of your environment, taking over all available shelf, cabinet, and wall space. It won’t be long until you see the need to devote one or more entire rooms to tool storage. And this is just general shop hand tools.

We haven’t even delved into power tools and accessories yet….or hardware and materials hoarding and storage.

Then there are woodworking hand tools (Implements of Neanderthalism) if you get into that. You will need even more racks and shelves to hold all those hand saws, planes, chisels, etc.

This can all be summed up in a simple mathematical formula:

Where f = the optimal number of tools in a shop, and x = the current number of tools owned
then f = x +1

Enjoy the journey!

-- Ed

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