edge tool

Definitions of edge tool
  1. noun
    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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