#Hand Tools, processes, and mechanical components. ###Cutting (Use eye protection.)<b></b> <b>Knives</b> - Box knives (Retract blade when not in use) - Small "Exacto" knives. - Razor blades. Dispose in "Sharps" box. <b>Saws</b> - Coping Saw (Wood and plastic.) - Jeweler's Saw (Fine cuts - blades can cut metal.) - Hacksaw (This saw can cut metal. Most others limited to wood and plastic.) - Carpenter's saws (Wood and plastic) - Japanese pull saw - European push saw - Small pull saw. - Scroll saw. (OK, some blades can cut metal - check with an instructor!) ###Measuring - Rulers, compasses, protractors, etc. - Calipers. - Micrometers ###Drilling (Use eye protection.) - Drill bits (always replace in the correct slot.) - twist drills for metal, wood, plastic. - Spade drills for wood. - Battery drill for driving and drilling. - Drill press - Loose clothing/hair. - Eye protection. - Drill chuck safety. - Clamping. ###Joining <b>Screws</b> - Types: Drywall, self-tapping, wood screws, machine screws. - Dimensions and sizes: American, metric. - Tapping and threading: taps and dies. - drivers: Slotted, Phillips, torx. <b>Nails</b> - Sizes and types: finishing, common, tacks, staples. - Predrilling. <b>Glue</b> - Water based: wood glue, white glue. - Non-water-based: Silicone, rubber cement, acrylic glue. - Epoxy: Fast setting, slow setting (stronger) - Hot Glue. ### Abrading - Abrasive paper - Abrasive fabric - Files. ### Clamping - Rubber bands, bicycle tube custom-cut. - Small clips. - A variety of screw and pistol-grip clamps. ### Mechanical components - Gears - Belts - pulleys - bearings