tinsnips


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tinsnips

(ˈtɪnˌsnɪps)
n
another name for snips
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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Noun1.tinsnips - (plural) hand shears for cutting sheet metaltinsnips - (plural) hand shears for cutting sheet metal
shears - large scissors with strong blades
plural, plural form - the form of a word that is used to denote more than one
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To assemble: Near the bottom of the two larger cans, using tinsnips, cut a hole in both big enough for the soup can to just fit into.
From around the house, you'll need wire cutters (or tinsnips), small paintbrushes, paper towels, an old pair of panty hose, and a pair of garden gloves (leather or sturdy cotton).
You can buy them or make your own by cutting thin galvanized metal with tinsnips and punching screw holes with a hammer and nail.