Tools that are used for carrying out wood work or artistic
crafts on wood by carpenters are known as carpentry tools. Wood works
involves different kinds of techniques, which renders the use of
specialized tools imperative to carry out specific functions. Wood
working tools help a carpenter or a woodworker in making or repairing
objects made of wood or work done in wood, especially wooden interior
fittings in a house, as moldings, doors, staircases, or windowsills. In
order to perform carpentry or woodworking at its best, whether in the
construction of furniture, building, decorative and other objects, there
are innumerable types of carpentry/woodworking tools . Artistic crafts
and wood work can be easily carried out with these woodworking tools.
Classification of woodworking tools
Woodworking tools are classified into two categories:
Functions of carpentry tools
- Woodworking hand tool: A tool or a devise that does not
use a motor, but is operated solely by the person using tools like
hammer, saw .
- Woodworking power tool: A tool powered by a motor and
reduces the work that the operator has to do. At times , it can do
various tasks which may not be possible to do by hand. These include
drill, router etc.
- Measuring and marking
- Lengthening/ Widening Joints
- Framing Joints etc.