The Power Tools ClipArt gallery offers 5 examples of hand tools that are powered for ease of use.

This is a hammer drill, also known as a rotary hammer, a pneumatically powered mechanism which uses percussion to penetrate rock.

Device for Hammer Drill

This is a hammer drill, also known as a rotary hammer, a pneumatically powered mechanism which uses…

With a chisel and mallet a sculptor could strike thirty blows a minute; with the new pneumatic chisel he could strike a thousand a minute. The sculptor's hand and mind were then enabled to focus solely on guiding the chisel rather than striking it.

Pneumatic Chisel

With a chisel and mallet a sculptor could strike thirty blows a minute; with the new pneumatic chisel…

Such a hammer will deliver a blow at every stroke of the piston-rod, and with sufficient air-pressure will give from 200 to 1,000 blows a minute

Pneumatic Hammer

Such a hammer will deliver a blow at every stroke of the piston-rod, and with sufficient air-pressure…

It consists of a steam cylinder and piston and its rod, and to the rod is firmly secured a steel rock-drill. The cylinder is supported upon a heavy tripod that may stand in any position and present the point of the drill in any direction. The steam or compressed air is conveyed to the cylinder through a hose, and when ready for work it delivers its tremendous thundering blows upon the rock in rapid succession.

Pneumatic Rock Drill

It consists of a steam cylinder and piston and its rod, and to the rod is firmly secured a steel rock-drill.…

A tool driven by an electrical motor.

Power Tool

A tool driven by an electrical motor.