This ClipArt gallery offers 39 illustrations of tools used in carpentry and woodworking, including saws, hammers, and adzes.

An illustration of a beveled halving joint.

Beveled Halving

An illustration of a beveled halving joint.

A solid mass of wood, stone, etc. used in construction.

Block

A solid mass of wood, stone, etc. used in construction.

To organize, carry, and protect the owner's tools used for trade, hobby or DIY.

Tool Box

To organize, carry, and protect the owner's tools used for trade, hobby or DIY.

A prop or support; a piece of timber extending across a corner from one piece of timber to another.

Brace

A prop or support; a piece of timber extending across a corner from one piece of timber to another.

An illustration of a bridle joint.

Bridle Joint

An illustration of a bridle joint.

Carpenter sawing board.

Carpenter

Carpenter sawing board.

Carpenter using a hammer.

Carpenter

Carpenter using a hammer.

Carpenter using a chisel.

Carpenter

Carpenter using a chisel.

Carpenter using a plane.

Carpenter

Carpenter using a plane.

An artificer who works on timber; a framer and builder of houses and of ships.

Carpenter

An artificer who works on timber; a framer and builder of houses and of ships.

A carpenter measuring wood.

Carpenter

A carpenter measuring wood.

Carpenters in the Pyramid Age of Egypt.

Egyptian Carpenters

Carpenters in the Pyramid Age of Egypt.

"Workman drilling a hole in the seat of a chair." — Goodrich, 1844

Egyptian chairmaker

"Workman drilling a hole in the seat of a chair." — Goodrich, 1844

An illustration of cogging.

Cogging

An illustration of cogging.

An illustration of dovetail halving.

Dovetail Halving

An illustration of dovetail halving.

A wooden box with dovetail joints.

Dovetail joints

A wooden box with dovetail joints.

An illustration of dovetail tenon.

Dovetail Tenon

An illustration of dovetail tenon.

A double floor showing bridging joists at a, binders at b, and ceiling joists at c.

Double Floor

A double floor showing bridging joists at a, binders at b, and ceiling joists at c.

A framed floor showing floor-joists at a, binding-joist at b, ceiling joists at c, and girder at d.

Framed Floor

A framed floor showing floor-joists at a, binding-joist at b, ceiling joists at c, and girder at d.

A single floor showing joists at a, a, a.

Single Floor

A single floor showing joists at a, a, a.

A strutted floor made from crossed struts to secure the floor joists.

Strutted Floor

A strutted floor made from crossed struts to secure the floor joists.

An illustration of stub tenon or joggle joint.

Joggle Joint

An illustration of stub tenon or joggle joint.

An illustration of dovetail joint. A dovetail joint or simply dovetail is a joint technique most commonly used in woodworking joinery. Noted for its resistance to being pulled apart (tensile strength), the dovetail joint is commonly used to join for example the sides of a drawer to the front.

Dovetail Joint

An illustration of dovetail joint. A dovetail joint or simply dovetail is a joint technique most commonly…

An illustration of a halving joint.

Halving Joint

An illustration of a halving joint.

An illustration of a housing joint.

Housing Joint

An illustration of a housing joint.

A place where lumber is piled up and kept for sale.

Lumber-yard

A place where lumber is piled up and kept for sale.

An illustration of wooden boards joined by match joints.

Match Joints, Boards Joined by

An illustration of wooden boards joined by match joints.

A wooden box with mitre joints.

Mitre joints

A wooden box with mitre joints.

An illustration of mortice and tenon.

Mortice and Tenon

An illustration of mortice and tenon.

"Mortising is a method of insertion in which the projecting extremity of one timber is received into a perforation in another." — Wells, 1857

Mortising

"Mortising is a method of insertion in which the projecting extremity of one timber is received into…

"Mortising is a method of insertion in which the projecting extremity of one timber is received into a perforation in another." — Wells, 1857

Mortising

"Mortising is a method of insertion in which the projecting extremity of one timber is received into…

"Mortising is a method of insertion in which the projecting extremity of one timber is received into a perforation in another." — Wells, 1857

Mortising

"Mortising is a method of insertion in which the projecting extremity of one timber is received into…

An illustration of notching.

Notching

An illustration of notching.

The four fundamental forms of resistance: A, to tension; B, to compression parallel to fiber; C, to compression at right angle to fiber; D, to transverse tension; F, fiber of wood. Arrows indicate direction of force.

The Forms of Resistance

The four fundamental forms of resistance: A, to tension; B, to compression parallel to fiber; C, to…

A mill for sawing timber or marble, etc.

Saw-mill

A mill for sawing timber or marble, etc.

A particular method of uniting two pieces of timber together by the extremities, the end of one being cut or notched so as to fit into the other, making the part where the junction takes place of the same thickness as the rest of the pieces of timber.

Scarfing Design

A particular method of uniting two pieces of timber together by the extremities, the end of one being…

"Screw-punch. a, bed; b, yoke, on the inner sides of which are slides for the cross-head c; d, the punch proper; e, nut for the screw; f, weighted lever by which the screw is made to exert its power upon the punch d." -Whitney, 1911

Screw Punch

"Screw-punch. a, bed; b, yoke, on the inner sides of which are slides for the cross-head c; d, the punch…

A bundle of wooden roof shingles for market.

Shingles

A bundle of wooden roof shingles for market.

Clapboard or bevel siding is the horizontal and overlapping style of laying board on the exterior of a house. "C, clapboard siding, g being rabbeted at the lower margins and g' simply overlapped." -Whitney, 1911

Clapboard Siding

Clapboard or bevel siding is the horizontal and overlapping style of laying board on the exterior of…