bradawl


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brad·awl

 (brăd′ôl′)
n.
An awl with a beveled tip, used to make holes in wood for brads or screws.

bradawl

(ˈbrædˌɔːl)
n
(Tools) an awl used to pierce wood, leather, or other materials for the insertion of brads, screws, etc

brad•awl

(ˈbrædˌɔl)

n.
an awl for making small holes in wood for brads.
[1815–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bradawl - an awl for making small holes for brads or small screwsbradawl - an awl for making small holes for brads or small screws
awl - a pointed tool for marking surfaces or for punching small holes
Translations

bradawl

nAhle f, → Pfriem m

bradawl

[ˈbrædˌɔːl] npunteruolo
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Suiting the action to the word, he thrust her rather suddenly and prematurely into a chair, and designing to reassure her by a little harmless jocularity, such as is adapted to please and fascinate the sex, converted his right forefinger into an ideal bradawl or gimlet, and made as though he would screw the same into her side-- whereat Miss Miggs shrieked again, and evinced symptoms of faintness.
I wish I wos behind him vith a bradawl,' muttered the long one.
All you need to fit this type of hook is a bradawl, a screwdriver and some screws - they're easy.
DOWN: 1 Bradawl 2 Cul-de-sac 3 Navy 4 Chenille 5 Ales 6 Bylaw 8 Bean counter 13 Freehold 14 Footstep 15 Officer 18 Chips 20 Team 21 Silo.
Next you should use a drill or bradawl to make a hollowing in the centre of the corks.
2mm x 17mm screw hooks | Bradawl | Photos or images for front | Spray acrylic sealant (optional); double-sided tape METHOD: Remove the rope handle, if your box has one.
After an hour, use a bradawl or drill to pierce two opposite sides of the tin half a dozen times.
I use a tiny bradawl, but scissor point would work just as well.
Use a bradawl to make starting holes, then drill and plug the wall and screw the brackets into place, checking they are level.
A SHEET steel worker has spoken of his ordeal after he had a bradawl - a sharp tool - plunged into his chest.
Use a bradawl to make pilot holes for the screws and screw the baseplate in place.