Tools and Their Uses

This online manual provides information for using and caring for selected hand tools and measuring tools. It describes the types and uses of a large number of tools, a practical application of a selected group of tools, safety requirements, general care, and limited repair. A user must choose and use the correct tools in order to do the work quickly, accurately, and safely. Without the proper tools and knowledge of how to use them, the user wastes time, reduces efficiency, and may face injury.

Select the type of tool or measuring instrument you want to study from the Contents in the left-hand column of this page.