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Noun1.hand tool - a tool used with workers' handshand tool - a tool used with workers' hands  
awl - a pointed tool for marking surfaces or for punching small holes
bevel square, bevel - a hand tool consisting of two rules that are hinged together so you can draw or measure angles of any size
threader, bodkin - a blunt needle for threading ribbon through loops
bodkin - a small sharp-pointed tool for punching holes in leather or fabric
crank, starter - a hand tool consisting of a rotating shaft with parallel handle
dibber, dibble - a wooden hand tool with a pointed end; used to make holes in the ground for planting seeds or bulbs
file - a steel hand tool with small sharp teeth on some or all of its surfaces; used for smoothing wood or metal
plasterer's float, float - a hand tool with a flat face used for smoothing and finishing the surface of plaster or cement or stucco
graver, graving tool, pointel, pointrel - a tool used by an engraver
gutter - a tool for gutting fish
hammer - a hand tool with a heavy rigid head and a handle; used to deliver an impulsive force by striking
handgrip, handle, grip, hold - the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it; "he grabbed the hammer by the handle"; "it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip"
hand shovel - a shovel that is operated by hand
marlinespike, marlingspike, marlinspike - a pointed iron hand tool that is used to separate strands of a rope or cable (as in splicing)
miter box, mitre box - hand tool for guiding handsaws in making crosscuts or miter joints
opener - a hand tool used for opening sealed containers (bottles or cans)
pallet - a hand tool with a flat blade used by potters for mixing and shaping clay
pestle - a club-shaped hand tool for grinding and mixing substances in a mortar
pick - a thin sharp implement used for removing unwanted material; "he used a pick to clean the dirt out of the cracks"
pair of pincers, pair of tweezers, pincer, tweezer - a hand tool for holding consisting of a compound lever for grasping
pipe cutter - a hand tool for cutting pipe
pitchfork - a long-handled hand tool with sharp widely spaced prongs for lifting and pitching hay
carpenter's plane, woodworking plane, plane - a carpenter's hand tool with an adjustable blade for smoothing or shaping wood; "the cabinetmaker used a plane for the finish work"
pair of pliers, pliers, plyers - a gripping hand tool with two hinged arms and (usually) serrated jaws
auger, plumber's snake - a long flexible steel coil for dislodging stoppages in curved pipes
plumber's helper, plunger - hand tool consisting of a stick with a rubber suction cup at one end; used to clean clogged drains
ravehook - a hooked hand tool used to prepare the seams of a boat for oakum
sandblaster - a tool that throws out a blast of steam laden with sand; used to clean or grind hard surfaces
saw - hand tool having a toothed blade for cutting
scraper - any of various hand tools for scraping
screwdriver - a hand tool for driving screws; has a tip that fits into the head of a screw
shovel - a hand tool for lifting loose material; consists of a curved container or scoop and a handle
soldering iron - a hand tool with a heatable tip; used to melt and apply solder
spatula - a hand tool with a thin flexible blade used to mix or spread soft substances
spreader - a hand tool for spreading something; "he used his knife as a spreader"
square - a hand tool consisting of two straight arms at right angles; used to construct or test right angles; "the carpenter who built this room must have lost his square"
straightedge - hand tool consisting of a flat rigid rectangular bar (metal or wood) that can be used to draw straight lines (or test their straightness)
tire iron, tire tool - hand tool consisting of a lever that is used to force the casing of a pneumatic tire onto a steel wheel
tool - an implement used in the practice of a vocation
trowel - a small hand tool with a handle and flat metal blade; used for scooping or spreading plaster or similar materials
weed-whacker, weeder - a hand tool for removing weeds
wire stripper - a hand tool used by electricians to remove insulation from the cut end of an insulated wire
spanner, wrench - a hand tool that is used to hold or twist a nut or bolt
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Their tailor-made work includes anything from custom consumables that allow operators to work complex software or a special handtool to help remove a tight cap.
The very least you should do is score the paper with the edge of your stripping handtool, being careful not to mark the plaster.
The requirement for a new piece of equipment for sustainment Soldiers could be as simple as an individual handtool or a Bluetooth hand-held electronic organizer that is capable of passing logistics data.
Citing SK Handtool Corp v Dresser Industries, 246 Ill App 3d 979, 619 NE2d 1252 (1st D 1993), Chicago attorney Gawain Charlton-Perrin, an in-house lawyer for a large malpractice insurance carrier, notes that it's essential for that ethical wall to be in place before, and not after, a lateral hire is given access to firm files and starts work.
This is the same theory that holds that handtool manufacturers aren't selling saws; rather, their real products are holes.
I have yet to find a handtool that is useful and aesthetically pleasing as well," Quigley remarked.
Embracing the university's Institute of Agricultural History and the Museum of English Rural Life, it has the country's best collection from the handtool and horse-drawn eras and an astonishing archive of quite awesome proportions, which stretches away over the horizon, shelf upon shelf and filing box by filing box, in the general direction of the North Pole.
Lee also used to make handtool Lee Loaders for shotgun shells, and when in my teens I had a couple in 20- and 12-gauge.
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The ability to grasp a handtool is significantly reduced when the wrist is in the neutral position.