• Dec 10, 2021
  • By Tamilore Gibadi


What are tools?

A tool is any instrument or simple piece of equipment that you hold in your hands and use to do a particular kind of work. For example, hammer, saw etc.

Also, any implement, instrument, or utensil held in the hand and used to form, shape, fasten, add to, take away from, or otherwise change something by cutting, hitting, digging, rubbing, etc.: knives, saws, hammers, shovels, rakes, etc. are tools.



Power tools

Hand tools

Measuring tools

  1. Power tools

Power tools are tools that has an electric motor and is held in the hand. Internal combustion engines and compressed air are also commonly used. Other power sources include steam engines, direct burning of fuels and propellants, or even natural power sources like wind or moving water.

A power tools is define as a machine or device which is powered by an additional mechanism or source than the human body. The most common source of power for these tools is an electric motor base , but there are some which are fueled by gasoline, however; this source of power is rare and generally applies to garden tools

Examples of power tools include

Cordless Drill, Impact Driver, Hammer Drill, Rotary Hammer, Jigsaw, Table saw, Angle Grinder, Circular Saw.

 power tools

  1. Hand tools

Hand tools are simple tools which you use with your hands , and which are usually not powered also Hand tools is any tool that is powered byhand rather than a motor examples are chopping, chiseling, , cuttersfilesstriking toolsstruck or hammered toolsscrewdriversvisesclampssnipssaws, and drills

  1. Claw Hammer

The head of a claw hammer allows you to drive nails for building, hanging wall decorations or assembling office furniture. Meanwhile, the claw end can be used to remove nails and open crates. While some businesses may use specialized hammers for more complex tasks, the claw hammer is a trusted standby at the top of any hand-tool list.

  1. Adjustable Wrench

An adjustable wrench is useful when assembling furniture or conducting basic office plumbing repairs. There are many common situations where you might need a wrench to tighten or loosen bolts, nuts and a variety of fasteners due to the jaw's ability to loosen or tighten around different sized fasteners.

  1. Multi-Bit Screwdriver

Screwdrivers are helpful when building and tightening office fixtures, furniture and equipment. You can choose to buy a set of screwdrivers with both Phillips heads and slot heads of varying sizes, but the bare minimum on any list of hand tools is the multi-bit screwdriver. This type of screwdriver has an interchangeable head that allows you to fit different screw types and sizes with one tool instead of multiple tools. They are ideal for a variety of uses such as repairing computers/electronics, assembling office furniture and automotive and engine repair.

  1. Pliers

Long-nose and needle-nose pliers are ideal when you need to cut, hold or pull. An extended nose helps reach into tight areas where pliers with shorter noses can't. Pliers are useful for gripping, bending and cutting.

Hand tools



  1. Measuring tools

A measuring instrument is a device to measure a physical quantity. In the physical sciences, quality assurance, and engineering, measurement is the activity of obtaining and comparing physical quantities of real world objects and event

 measuring tool