Hand Tools

Handwerkzeuge


Useful Verbs

to turn – drehen
to adjust – verstellen
to hold – halten
to secure – sichern
to tighten – fest machen
to drive in a screw – eine Schraube anziehen
to screw – schrauben
to unscrew – aufschrauben
to loosen – locker machen
to saw – sägen
to cut – schneiden
to strip (a cable) – abisolieren
to measure – messen
to weigh – wiegen
to time – Zeit messen
to pull – ziehen
to push – schieben
to paint – anstreichen
to level – ebnen
to put in – hineintun
to take out – herausnehmen
to put on – aufsetzen
to take off – abnehmen
to drill – bohren
to mill – fräsen
to grind – schleifen
to bend – biegen
to weld – schweißen
to turn – drehen
to solder – löten

ring spanner

ring spanner

A ring spanner is used for turning a nut or a bolt head. You can turn a bolt or nut securely because it is a ring shape.

open-end spanner

open end spanner

An open-end spanner is used for turning a nut or a bolt head. You can use it in limited spaces and from one direction.

combination spanner

combination spanner

A combination spanner can be used for turning a nut or a bolt head.

adjustable spanner/wrench

adjustable spanner-wrench

An adjustable spanner/wrench is used for bolt heads and nuts of various sizes.
We do not call it an Englander!

breaker bar

breaker bar

A breaker bar is used for turning nuts or bolts, which are too tight.

extension bar

extension bar

An extension bar is used for increasing the length of a socket driver or a ratchet handle.

ratchet handle

ratchet handle

A ratchet handle can be used with a socket set. It is used for turning nuts or bolt heads in either direction. It is useful for working in limited apace.

adapter

adapter

An adapter is used with a socket set.

socket driver

socket driver

A socket driver is used for turning bolt heads and nuts.

sockets

sockets

Sockets are used with a socket driver.

bits

bits

Bits are used with a socket driver and also a power drill.

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