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Used for general measurement work

Vernacular term

Steel tape measure

"Metro"

2

Used for prying open boards, demolition work and general removal of construction assembles

Vernacular term

Prybar

"Kabra"

3

Used for relatively long measurement

Long tape

4

For establishing right angles

Vernacular term

Set square / framing square

"Iskwala"

5

For establishing horizontal and vertical levels that uses a bubble contained inside a cylinder

Vernacular term

Spirit level / level bar

"Lebel / nibel"

6

To establish vertical line

Vernacular term

Plumb line

"Pitik"

7

Used to measure diameters

Caliper

8

Kinds of rules/rulers

Rigid rule
Folding rule
Flexible rule

9

A marking and measuring device

Marking gauge

10

For general wood working / nail driving

Vernacular term

Claw hammer
"Martilyo"

11

Used for metal work / sheet metal work

Ball Pin Hammer

12

Screwdriver with a flat tip

Standard screwdriver

13

Screwdriver w/ an x-shaped tip

Phillips Screwdriver

14

Screwdriver that turns by pushing it that turns its shaft (pushing force rather than twisting force)

Spiral ratchet screw driver

15

Hand tool to cut wood

Vernacular term

Hand Saw

"Lagari"

16

Hand saw that cuts along the wood grain

Rip blade

17

Hand saw that cuts across/perpendicular to the wood grain

Crosscut blade

18

Saw to cut metal

Vernacular term

Hack saw

"Lagaring bakal"

19

Used to gouge wood

Vernacular term

Wood chisel

"Paet"

20

Saw that cuts curves in thin wood

Coping saw

21

Used for fitting joints in wood and for shaping wood

Chisels

22

Chisels with hollow blades for roughing out concave terms

Gouges

23

Chisel used for metal work or stone work or sheet metal framing

Cold chisel

24

Used to push in the nail head into the lumber surface

Vernacular term

Nail set

"Punsol"

25

For flattening / leveling small plaster areas

Vernacular term

Wood float

"Rodelang kahoy"

26

Used for smoothening plaster

Vernacular term

Steel float

"Rodelang bakal"

27

For general masonry / plastering tool

Vernacular term

Steel Trowel

"Kutsara"

28

Used to flatten / smoothen large concrete surfaces

Bull float

29

Used to make wood surfaces smooth and flat

Vernacular term

Hand plane

"Katam"

30

For shaping spokes for wooden wheel

Spoke shave