edge tool

Definitions of edge tool
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n any cutting tool with a sharp cutting edge (as a chisel or knife or plane or gouge)

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adz, adze
an edge tool used to cut and shape wood
ax, axe
an edge tool with a heavy bladed head mounted across a handle
chisel
an edge tool with a flat steel blade with a cutting edge
gouge
and edge tool with a blade like a trough for cutting channels or grooves
hand ax, hand axe
a stone tool with a cutting edge; the stone is held in the hand and used for chopping
hob
a hard steel edge tool used to cut gears
knife
edge tool used as a cutting instrument; has a pointed blade with a sharp edge and a handle
pick, pickax, pickaxe
a heavy iron tool with a wooden handle and a curved head that is pointed on both ends
carpenter's plane, plane, woodworking plane
a carpenter's hand tool with an adjustable blade for smoothing or shaping wood
razor
edge tool used in shaving
pair of scissors, scissors
an edge tool having two crossed pivoting blades
scythe
an edge tool for cutting grass; has a long handle that must be held with both hands and a curved blade that moves parallel to the ground
shear
a large edge tool that cuts sheet metal by passing a blade through it
reap hook, reaping hook, sickle
an edge tool for cutting grass or crops; has a curved blade and a short handle
wire cutter
an edge tool used in cutting wire
barong
a knife resembling a cleaver; used in the Philippines
beading plane
a plane with a concave blade for making moulding with beadwork
block plane
a small plane used on end grains of wood
bolo, bolo knife
long heavy knife with a single edge; of Philippine origin
Bowie knife
a stout hunting knife with a single edge
bread knife
a knife used to cut bread
broadax, broadaxe
a large ax with a broad cutting blade
bullnose, bullnosed plane
a small carpenter's plane with the cutting edge near the front
burin
a chisel of tempered steel with a sharp point; used for engraving
butcher knife
a large sharp knife for cutting or trimming meat
carving knife
a large knife used to carve cooked meat
case knife, sheath knife
a knife with a fixed blade that is carried in a sheath
chamfer plane
a plane that makes a beveled edge
circular plane, compass plane
a plane with a flexible face that can plane concave or convex surfaces
chopper, cleaver, meat cleaver
a butcher's knife having a large square blade
clipper
scissors for cutting hair or finger nails (often used in the plural)
cold chisel, set chisel
narrow chisel made of steel; used to cut stone or bricks
combination plane
a woodworking plane that has interchangeable cutters of various shapes
Dayton ax, Dayton axe, common ax, common axe
an ax with a long handle and a head that has one cutting edge and one blunt side
Western ax, Western axe, double-bitted ax, double-bitted axe
an ax that has cutting edges on both sides of the head
dovetail plane
a woodworking plane designed to make the grooves for dovetail joints
drawknife, drawshave
a woodworker's knife to shave surfaces
drove, drove chisel
a stonemason's chisel with a broad edge for dressing stone
fireman's ax, fireman's axe
an ax that has a long handle and a head with one cutting edge and a point on the other side
firmer chisel
a chisel with a thin blade for woodworking
fore plane
a carpenter's plane intermediate between a jack plane and a jointer plane
hatchet
a small ax with a short handle used with one hand (usually to chop wood)
hunting knife
a large sharp knife with a handle shaped to fit the grip
ice ax, ice axe, piolet
an ax used by mountain climbers for cutting footholds in ice
jack plane
a carpenter's plane for rough finishing
jointer, jointer plane, jointing plane, long plane
a long carpenter's plane used to shape the edges of boards so they will fit together
letter opener, paper knife, paperknife
dull knife used to cut open the envelopes in which letters are mailed or to slit uncut pages of books
linoleum cutter, linoleum knife
a knife having a short stiff blade with a curved point used for cutting linoleum
match plane, tonguing and grooving plane
a plane having cutters designed to make the tongues and grooves on the edges of matchboards
mattock
a kind of pick that is used for digging; has a flat blade set at right angles to the handle
openside plane, rabbet plane
a woodworking plane designed to cut rabbets
parang
a stout straight knife used in Malaysia and Indonesia
parer, paring knife
a small sharp knife used in paring fruits or vegetables
pocket knife, pocketknife
a knife with a blade that folds into the handle; suitable for carrying in the pocket
poleax, poleaxe
an ax used to slaughter cattle; has a hammer opposite the blade
pruning knife
a knife with a curved or hooked blade
ripping chisel
a long chisel with a slightly bent cutting end; used for heavy prying or cleaning mortises
router plane
a woodworking plane with a narrow cutting head that will make grooves with smooth bottoms
safety razor
a razor with a guard to prevent deep cuts in the skin
scrub plane
a narrow woodworking plane used to cut away excess stock
electric razor, electric shaver, shaver
a razor powered by an electric motor
shears
large scissors with strong blades
slicer
knife especially designed for slicing particular foods, as cheese
smooth plane, smoothing plane
a small plane for finish work
snuffers
scissors for cropping and holding the snuff of a candlewick
spokeshave
a small plane that has a handle on each side of its blade; used for shaping or smoothing cylindrical wooden surfaces (originally wheel spokes)
straight razor
a razor with a straight cutting edge enclosed in a case that forms a handle when the razor is opened for use
surgical knife
a very sharp knife used in surgery
table knife
a knife used for eating at dining table
wood chisel
a chisel for working wood; it is either struck with a mallet or pushed by hand
Type of:
cutlery, cutter, cutting tool
a cutting implement; a tool for cutting

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