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To use a tool

card

verb

to pull a tool like a comb through wool or cotton to make it ready for spinning

chase

verb

to decorate metal using a special tool

chip away

to remove small pieces from something hard by hitting it with a tool

chisel

verb

to cut wood or stone with a chisel

chop

verb

to cut something roughly using a tool

crimp

verb

to make shapes like small folds in your hair using heat from a special tool

cut

verb

to use a knife, pair of scissors, or other sharp tool to divide something into two or more pieces

cut

verb

to use a sharp tool to remove a piece from something

cut

verb

to use a sharp tool to make something shorter

drill

verb

to make a hole using a special tool or machine

file

verb

to rub something with a metal tool in order to make it smooth or to cut it

flail

verb

to hit grain with a special tool in order to break it apart

hammer

verb

to hit something with a hammer

jimmy

an American spelling of jemmy

lever

verb

to move something using a lever

machine

verb

to do something on a machine, especially to give metal, wood, or plastic a particular shape

plane

verb

to give a piece of wood a smooth surface using a plane

ply

verb

to use a tool, or to do something with skill

punch

verb

to make a hole in something with a tool or machine

rake

verb

to use a tool to separate the pieces of burning coal or wood in a fire

saw

verb

to cut something with a saw

saw at

to move a knife or other object backwards and forwards several times across something, especially in order to cut it

saw up

to cut something into several pieces using a saw or a knife

scrape

verb

to rub a sharp edge or tool against a surface

scrape

verb

to remove something by pulling a hard tool across the surface it is on

sharpen

verb

to make something such as a knife, tool, or pencil sharp

shovel

verb

to use a shovel to move something such as soil or snow

sieve

verb

to put a liquid or mixture through a sieve

smooth

verb

to use a tool or special paper to make the surface of something very flat and even

stamp out

to press the shape of an object out of a substance such as clay or plastic using a tool or machine

strain

verb

to separate a solid from a liquid by pouring it into a strainer

turn

verb

to give a particular shape to a piece of wood or metal using a lathe

whet

verb

if you whet a blade, you make it sharper using a whetstone

work

verb

to shape a substance such as metal in a particular way, especially using tools

jemmy

verb

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