I. What layout tools can be used to check to see if an edge is flat and square?  A try-square, combination square, or carpenter's square.

2. Other than checking for squareness what operations can be performed by the try square? Flatness and measurement

3. What tools will allow you to check a surface for flatness? A straight edge, try-square, combination square, or carpenter's square.

4. How can you check the depth of the dado joint? combination square

5. What is the carpenter's rafter or framing square used for? Roofing rafter measurement and angle layout

6. What tool is useful to set a sliding "T" bevel to a given angle? A protractor

7. What is a centering head used for?  Finding the center of a round part or piece of wood

8. Know how a sliding tee bevel is used to layout a i. miter ii. bevel iii. chamfer

9. How are dividers set to a specific size? Hold dividers against a scale or steel rule, open or close to distance necessary

10. What operations can be performed using dividers? Comparing sizes of two or more parts, marking off equal distances, marking a distance parallel to an edge, transferring irregular curves

11. What tool would be used to divide a line into a given number of parts or mark off equal distances? Dividers

12. What tool is used to measure outside (convex or male) rounds? Outside calipers

13. How do you set calipers (outside and inside) to a given measurement? Hold dividers against a scale or steel rule, open or close to distance necessary

14. What are trammel points used for? Scribing or drawing large circles or arcs

15. How do you set trammel points to a given measurement? Measure the distance between the points that will be the radius of the circle or arc to be drawn

16. Irregular curves can be transferred using what tool? Dividers.

17. What is a parallel marking gauge used for? Marking a line parallel to an edge

18. How is a parallel marking gauge set to a given size? set the distance between the shoulder and the point

19. What can a combination square be used for? Measuring distances, 90 and 45 degree angles, depth of a dado, flatness or squareness checking

20. What does symmetrical mean? Everything on one side of the object has a mirror image of itself on the other side.

21. What tool would be useful to scribe very large arcs and circles? Trammel Points

22. What tool would be useful to mark the center of a hole before drilling? Center punch, scratch awl

23. When laying out sheet stock (plywood, pressboard, and particle board) what are factory edges? Are factory edges square? Factory edges are the edges that are flat and square

24. What is the symbol that is used to show i. inches ii. feet  " quotation marks for inches ' apostrophe for feet

25. How do you place a ruler on the stock for accuracy? On its edge

26. What trade or professional would make the most use of a rafter framing square? Carpentry

27. What are calipers used for? Checking sizes on curved or cylindrical objects

28. What tool is best used to measure stock over 6 feet long? A flexible steel tape measure

29. What devices scribe circles and arcs? Dividers, Compass, Trammel points

30. When scribing a circle do you set the dividers or trammel points to the radius or diameter? Radius

31. A radius is what part of the diameter? 1/2 of the diameter

32. What does a protractor measure? Angles

33. What is a parallel marking gauge used for? Drawing or marking lines parallel to an edge

34. What tool can be used to punch a pilot hole for a screw in soft wood?  An awl or center punch

35. How do the legs of inside and outside calipers point?  Inside calipers point out and Outside calipers point in

36. What is a chalk line used for? Marking long straight lines

37. What are the two parts of a try square? Handle and the Blade

38. Which square will best layout a 45 degree angle? Combination Square

39. When laying out lines for joints what tool should you use to mark off the layout locations? A pencil

40. The pencil lines used for layout should be? Thin and dark

41. When laying out a project should you waste wood? You should take every precaution to avoid wasting wood so that we all will benefit from what we have.

42. When laying out a project does the grain direction or the pattern of the grain affect the layout? Yes, strength and appearance become important factors affected by grain direction and pattern.

43. When laying out a project what should you avoid in the wood? Wood defects, such as knots, cracks, checks, and splits as well as cupping and warping.

44. Know the below uses for the Combination Square. See you teacher...



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