Tools - Checklist

Intro - Measuring and Leveling Tools - Cutting and Drilling Power Tools - Cutting and Drilling Hand Tools - Hammer - Screwdrivers and Screws - Wrenches, Pliers, and Clamps - Adhesives - Fasteners and Connectors - Sanding Tools - Planes, Files and Rasps - Pneumatic Tools - Checklist
Tools for Measuring and Leveling
  • Steel tape measure
  • Torpedo level
  • 2' to 4' level
  • Carpenter's square
  • Plumb bob
  • Chalk line
  • Combination square
Power Tools for Cutting and Drilling
  • Circular saw
  • Band saw
  • Jig saw
  • 3/8" variable-speed drill
  • Reciprocating saw
  • Table saw (Bench saw)
  • Cordless drill
  • Router
  • Radial-arm saw
Hand Tools for Sawing and Chiseling
  • Crosscut saw
  • Chisel set 1/4" to 1 1/2" in widths
  • Rip saw
  • Combination saw
  • Hacksaw
  • Cabinetmaker's chisel
  • Back saw and miter box
  • Framing chisel
  • Keyhole saw
  • Mortise chisel
  • Coping saw
  • Mallet

Tools for Attaching Assembling, and Dismantling  

Hammers
  • Claw hammer
  • Ripping hammer
  • Tack hammer
  • Ball peen hammer
  • Sledge hammer
  • Nail set
  • Pry bar
  • Brads, nails, and spikes
Screwdrivers
  • Conventional screwdrivers
  • Phillips-head screwdrivers
  • Cordless screwdriver
  • Wood screws
  • Sheet metal screws
  • Machine screws
Wrenches
  • Open-end wrench
  • Box or socket wrench
  • Allen wrench
  • Locking wrench
  • Strap wrench
  • Pipe wrenches (2)
  • Lag screws
  • Bolts
Pliers
  • Slip joint pliers
  • Lineman's pliers
  • Channel lock pliers
  • Long-nosed pliers
  • End-cutting nippers
Adhesives
  • Polyvinyl
  • Resorcinol and formaldehyde
  • Contact cement
  • Epoxy
Clamps
  • C-clamp
  • Bar clamp
  • Spring clamp
  • Hand screw
  • Vise
Tools for Finishing Work
Power Sanders
  • Orbital sander
  • Belt sander
  • Disk sander
Planes
  • Block plane
  • Trimming plane
  • Smooth plane
  • Scrub plane
  • Jack plane
  • Fore and joiner planes
  • Rabbit plane
  • Grooving plane
Hand Sanders
  • Sanding block
  • Sanding cloth
  • Sandpapers
  • Steel wool
Files
  • Single cut
  • Double cut
  • Rasp
Pneumatic Tools
  • Air Compressor
  • Quick-connect couplers
  • Spray gun
  • Air drill
  • Blow-gun
  • Air ratchet
  • Caulking gun
  • Air sander
  • Stapler
  • Air hammer/chisel
  • Nail gun
  • Impact wrench
  • Sandblaster
Miscellaneous Tools
  • Sawhorses
  • Shop vacuum
Intro - Measuring and Leveling Tools - Cutting and Drilling Power Tools - Cutting and Drilling Hand Tools - Hammer - Screwdrivers and Screws - Wrenches, Pliers, and Clamps - Adhesives - Fasteners and Connectors - Sanding Tools - Planes, Files and Rasps - Pneumatic Tools - Checklist