Metal work Hand Tools V

Basic Technology J.S.S 1 Third Term


Metalwork Hand Tools V

Performance Objectives

Students should be able to:

  1. Describe the hand tools
  2. Draw the sketch of the different hand tools



Vice is used to hold wood and metal for filing, sawing, chiselling and tapping. They are fitted into the edge of the workbench by bolts and nuts. They have serrated jaws for proper gripping, the jaw is tightened by rotating the bar.



There are a number of squares: Try square mitre square and engineer’s square. Both the try square and engineer’s square are used to mark lines at 90° to an edge. A try square is used on timber and an engineer’s square is used on metals. Both can be used for marking out.... View More

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