This carriage bolt has a rounded head and a slotted drive.

Carriage Bolt

This carriage bolt has a rounded head and a slotted drive.

A carriage bolt with a truss head and a wing nut.

Truss Carriage Bolt and Wing Nut

A carriage bolt with a truss head and a wing nut.

A hex bolt used in carpentry is identified by its hexagonal head and (shown here) fully threaded.

Hex Bolt

A hex bolt used in carpentry is identified by its hexagonal head and (shown here) fully threaded.

This is a carpenters tools which is used to help in the carrying of sharp objects, in particular large scale saws.

Saw Carrying Case

This is a carpenters tools which is used to help in the carrying of sharp objects, in particular large…

A wooden box with dovetail joints.

Dovetail joints

A wooden box with dovetail joints.

This is an architectural tool, which facilitates the use of drawing straight lines and right angles, similar to modern T-squares.

Drafting Appliance

This is an architectural tool, which facilitates the use of drawing straight lines and right angles,…

The facade of a large church or cathedral, often referred to as the West Front, is generally designed to create a powerful impression on the approaching worshipper, demonstrating both the might of God, and the might of the institution that it represents. Central to the facade is the main portal, often flanked by additional doors. There may be much other carving, often of figures in niches set into the mouldings around the portals, or in sculptural screens extending across the facade. Both internally and externally, the stonework is often richly decorated with carvings, particularly the capitals.

Early Gothic Carving

The facade of a large church or cathedral, often referred to as the West Front, is generally designed…

A lathe for turning wood to create a hole by fastening the material on to the faceplate.

Lathe, Wood Turning

A lathe for turning wood to create a hole by fastening the material on to the faceplate.

A volute or flat spiral turning machine. The spiral patterns are created by cutting the wood adjusting the blade while rotating the wood with the lathe.

Turning Volute or Flat Spiral Machine

A volute or flat spiral turning machine. The spiral patterns are created by cutting the wood adjusting…

A marking gauge is used in woodworking and metalworking to mark out lines for cutting or other operations. In metalworking it can be known as a scratch gauge. The purpose of the gauge is to scribe a line parallel to a reference edge or surface. It is used in joinery and sheetmetal operations.

Marking Gauge

A marking gauge is used in woodworking and metalworking to mark out lines for cutting or other operations.…

A wooden box with mitre joints.

Mitre joints

A wooden box with mitre joints.

"Belt-sander. a, standard, supporting machine; b, work-table; c, fabric coated with sand, in the form of a continuous belt; d, tension-controlling mechanism; e, power connection; f, samples of finished work." -Whitney, 1911

Belt Sander

"Belt-sander. a, standard, supporting machine; b, work-table; c, fabric coated with sand, in the form…

"Disk- and Drum-sander. a a, frame of machine; b, vertical disk coated with sand; c, horizontal revolving drum coated with sand; d, work-table for presenting work to disk; e, power connection." -Whitney, 1911

Disk and Drum Sander

"Disk- and Drum-sander. a a, frame of machine; b, vertical disk coated with sand; c, horizontal revolving…

An endless narrow band or ribbon of steel with a serrated edge, passing over two large wheels, which give a continous uniform motion.

Band Saw

An endless narrow band or ribbon of steel with a serrated edge, passing over two large wheels, which…

An illustration of a small hand saw.

Hand Saw

An illustration of a small hand saw.

A saw the cutting part of which is annular and s mounted upon a central circular disk.

Rim Saw

A saw the cutting part of which is annular and s mounted upon a central circular disk.

A wood screw with a flat head and slotted drive. Wood screws are unthreaded below the head and designed for attaching two pieces of wood.

Wood Screw

A wood screw with a flat head and slotted drive. Wood screws are unthreaded below the head and designed…

A wood screw with a flat head and slotted drive. Wood screws are unthreaded below the head and designed for attaching two pieces of wood.

Wood Screw

A wood screw with a flat head and slotted drive. Wood screws are unthreaded below the head and designed…

A wood screw with a flat head and slotted drive. Wood screws are unthreaded below the head and designed for attaching two pieces of wood.

Wood Screw

A wood screw with a flat head and slotted drive. Wood screws are unthreaded below the head and designed…

A try-square is a woodworking or a metal working tool used for marking and measuring a piece of wood

Woodworking Square

A try-square is a woodworking or a metal working tool used for marking and measuring a piece of wood