Tools are implements to help in building or making. The term can be applied very broadly, but is usually understood to refer to the hand tools employed in industry or artisanry.
For woodworking tools, see: adze, awl, axe, chisel, drawknife, float, gimlet, hammer, knife, plane, saw. See also nail, square.
For metalworking tools, see: anvil, graver, hammer, punch, tongs.
For tools involving cloth, clothing, or thread, see: broach, drop-spindle, hempbreak, knife, loom, shears, spinning wheel. See also comb (wool), needle, quill of yarn, shuttle, spool of thread.
For gardening or agricultural tools, see: adze, axe, fork, harrow, hoe, plough, pruning hook, rake, scythe, sickle, spade, trowel.
For tools related to food and drink preparation, see: brewer’s scoop, fork, frying pan, knife, mash rake, pot, spoon, strainer. See also cleaver, oven, sieve.
For building or stoneworking tools, see: axe, chisel, hammer, knife, level, pick, saw, trowel. See also ladder.
For other entries, see: brush, grozing iron, press, shave.