Common boring tool used with a bit brace. The cutting end has a tapered lead screw, two cutters, and two scoring nickers. The shank is surrounded by a spiral that carries away shavings. The traditional shank end, for use with a bit brace, is a tapered square lug.

Auger Bit

Common boring tool used with a bit brace. The cutting end has a tapered lead screw, two cutters, and…

Carriage bolt is a fastener with a round head with a square head, and tightened by using a nut and wrench. The bolt is commonly used in furniture making.

Carriage Bolt

Carriage bolt is a fastener with a round head with a square head, and tightened by using a nut and wrench.…

Expansion bolt is used to fasten lightweight objects. The bolt has an expansion jacket, where the mechanism expands when tighten.

Expansion Bolt

Expansion bolt is used to fasten lightweight objects. The bolt has an expansion jacket, where the mechanism…

A bolt that has an attachment that expands as the bolt is driven into a surface

Expansion Bolt

A bolt that has an attachment that expands as the bolt is driven into a surface

Eye bolt has a looped end with threads at the opposite end. The bolt is primarily used in attaching cables to objects.

Eye Bolt

Eye bolt has a looped end with threads at the opposite end. The bolt is primarily used in attaching…

Hanger bolt is a fastener used in wood working with two different sized threads and some have no center threads.

Hanger Bolt

Hanger bolt is a fastener used in wood working with two different sized threads and some have no center…

A generally disk-shaped fastener used to join two parts of a garment by fitting through a buttonhole or loop.

Clothing Button

A generally disk-shaped fastener used to join two parts of a garment by fitting through a buttonhole…

A fastener or holder, particularly one that clasps; To take hold of; to grasp; to grab tightly.

Fastening Clasp

A fastener or holder, particularly one that clasps; To take hold of; to grasp; to grab tightly.

A clevis assembly including a clevis body, a clevis loop pivotally mounted on the clevis body, a collar, a fastener, and a set screw assembly.

Clevis

A clevis assembly including a clevis body, a clevis loop pivotally mounted on the clevis body, a collar,…

A mechanical apparatus consisting of a continuous moving belt that transports materials or packages from one place to another.

Spiraling Conveyer Belt

A mechanical apparatus consisting of a continuous moving belt that transports materials or packages…

This fastening device provides a self-contained, tie-down unit by means of which load from a swivel eye is transferred to a base. The fastening device includes a stud, connecting to a base and mounting a collar and a bushing member.

Fastening Device

This fastening device provides a self-contained, tie-down unit by means of which load from a swivel…

A fastener is a hardware device that mechanically joins or affixes two or more objects together.

Device Fastener

A fastener is a hardware device that mechanically joins or affixes two or more objects together.

This garment fastener features a hook mechanism which secures two pieces of cloth together.

Garment Fastener

This garment fastener features a hook mechanism which secures two pieces of cloth together.

A fastening, as for a door or gate, typically consisting of a bar that fits into a notch or slot and is lifted from either side by a lever or string.

Door Latch

A fastening, as for a door or gate, typically consisting of a bar that fits into a notch or slot and…

A device for holding a door, gate, or the like, closed, consisting basically of a bar falling or sliding into a catch, groove, hole, etc.

Gate Latch

A device for holding a door, gate, or the like, closed, consisting basically of a bar falling or sliding…

A device operated by a key, combination, or keycard and used, as on a door, for holding, closing, or securing.

Door Lock

A device operated by a key, combination, or keycard and used, as on a door, for holding, closing, or…

A fastener fitted to a door or drawer to keep it firmly closed.

General Lock

A fastener fitted to a door or drawer to keep it firmly closed.

This is sash lock is a locking device which serves as a lock and release mechanism.

Sash Lock

This is sash lock is a locking device which serves as a lock and release mechanism.

A lock attached to the sashes of a double hung window that can fix both in the shut position

Window Lock

A lock attached to the sashes of a double hung window that can fix both in the shut position

Wing nut is a fastener with a threaded hole used to keep objects in place. Wing nut can be loosen or tighten by hand.

Wing Nut

Wing nut is a fastener with a threaded hole used to keep objects in place. Wing nut can be loosen or…

Overshoes are conventional articles of clothing which are used to cover ordinary shoes and footwear during rainy or snowy weather. These overshoes include a lower foot section which is attached to a sole and an upwardly projecting ankle section which has an enlarged open end which allows the user to insert his or her foot. Typically, the upper section has a flap which expands and then is closed or folded to restrict the enlarged opening once the user has placed his or her foot into the overshoe.

Overshoe Fastening Device

Overshoes are conventional articles of clothing which are used to cover ordinary shoes and footwear…

Portable locks used to protect against theft, vandalism, sabotage, espionage, unauthorized use, and harm. They are designed to protect against some degree of forced and surreptitious entry.

Early Use Padlock

Portable locks used to protect against theft, vandalism, sabotage, espionage, unauthorized use, and…

Padlocks are portable locks used to protect against theft, vandalism, sabotage, espionage, unauthorized use, and harm. They are designed to protect against some degree of forced and surreptitious entry.

Mechanism Depiction of a, Padlock

Padlocks are portable locks used to protect against theft, vandalism, sabotage, espionage, unauthorized…

This clothes pin serves several purposes, initially used to grab onto clothing garments which hung from drying lines.

Clothes Pin

This clothes pin serves several purposes, initially used to grab onto clothing garments which hung from…

This mechanism features an automatic lock that also operates a latch action with lever handles

Automatic Sashlock

This mechanism features an automatic lock that also operates a latch action with lever handles

Allen headless set screw is a hex socket screw used to fasten two objects.

Allen Headless Set Screw

Allen headless set screw is a hex socket screw used to fasten two objects.

A collar screw is used as mechanical stops, locating components, and bearing faces. The screw is commonly found in machines, usually in power transmission, motors, and gearboxes.

Collar Screw

A collar screw is used as mechanical stops, locating components, and bearing faces. The screw is commonly…

Drive screw is a threaded fastener used in industrial application. The screw is designed to last long by having a strong and durable head.

Drive Screw

Drive screw is a threaded fastener used in industrial application. The screw is designed to last long…

The lag screw is used in fastening heavy timbers with a square or hexagonal head.

Lag Screw

The lag screw is used in fastening heavy timbers with a square or hexagonal head.

A hardened thread, that forms its own internal thread when driven into a relatively soft material (such as sheet metal)

Self Tapping Screw

A hardened thread, that forms its own internal thread when driven into a relatively soft material (such…

A shoulder screw, also known as stripper bolt, is a fastener where the thread ends at the larger diameter. The screw usually used in machinery.

Shoulder Screw

A shoulder screw, also known as stripper bolt, is a fastener where the thread ends at the larger diameter.…

A type of two-pronged fastener, usually metal, used for joining or binding materials together. Large staples might be used with a hammer or staple gun for fencing, masonry, roofing and corrugated boxes.

General Purpose Staple

A type of two-pronged fastener, usually metal, used for joining or binding materials together. Large…

Turnbuckle is a screw device to adjust the tension or length of ropes, cables, tie rods, and other tension system.

Turnbuckles

Turnbuckle is a screw device to adjust the tension or length of ropes, cables, tie rods, and other tension…

The wood screw used to fasten two pieces of wood together. Wood screws usually have unthreaded shank below the head.

Wood Screw

The wood screw used to fasten two pieces of wood together. Wood screws usually have unthreaded shank…