An axe, or ax, is an implement that is used to shape, split and cut wood, harvest timber, as a weapon and a ceremonial or heraldic symbol.

Ax

An axe, or ax, is an implement that is used to shape, split and cut wood, harvest timber, as a weapon…

"An instrument consisting of a retangular crank-frame, like the carpenter's brace."-Whitney, 1902

Boring Angle-Brace

"An instrument consisting of a retangular crank-frame, like the carpenter's brace."-Whitney, 1902

"Proper position for horizontal chiseling." -Ginn, 1906

Chiseling

"Proper position for horizontal chiseling." -Ginn, 1906

"Cross-section of bowling bed showing steel clamp." -Hill, 1921

Steel Clamp

"Cross-section of bowling bed showing steel clamp." -Hill, 1921

A woodworking tool used to cut, flatten, and smooth areas of wood by abrasion.

Wooden Float

A woodworking tool used to cut, flatten, and smooth areas of wood by abrasion.

"Bisecting gage, a gage formed by a bar carrying two heads or cheeks connected by two arms of equal length, forming a toggle-joint, at which a pencil or scribe-awl is placed. The pencil or awl is thus at equal distances from the cheeks at whatever gage they may be set." -Whitney, 1911

Bisecting Gauge

"Bisecting gage, a gage formed by a bar carrying two heads or cheeks connected by two arms of equal…

"Lozenge-graver. GRAVER. A tool used for engraving; a burin; also a sculptors' chisel." -Whitney, 1911

Lozenge Graver

"Lozenge-graver. GRAVER. A tool used for engraving; a burin; also a sculptors' chisel." -Whitney, 1911

The pole lathe of 1800 is a wood turning tool that uses a pole as a return spring for the treadle (foot pedal).

Pole Lathe

The pole lathe of 1800 is a wood turning tool that uses a pole as a return spring for the treadle (foot…

Pew end, German Middle Gothic.

Pew End

Pew end, German Middle Gothic.

"In wood-working, a saw in which the cutting-teeth are placed at the ends of radial arms instead of upon he rim of a disk." -Whitney, 1911

Rift Saw

"In wood-working, a saw in which the cutting-teeth are placed at the ends of radial arms instead of…

A wood-saw hanging on a sawhorse, which is a legged beam to support a piece of wood while sawing.

Sawhorse

A wood-saw hanging on a sawhorse, which is a legged beam to support a piece of wood while sawing.

Part of wooden screen at Manchester Cathedral.

Screen

Part of wooden screen at Manchester Cathedral.

A boy building a wooden shelf in shop class.

Shop Class

A boy building a wooden shelf in shop class.