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hand tool

[′hand ‚tül]
(engineering)
Any implement used by hand.
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The houses built in the inter-war period involved skilled craftsmen who used traditional handtools. This was an age before powertools and though some components were factory produced, such as doors, locks and handles and taps, pretty much everything had to be put together on site from the raw materials delivered.
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Instead, expendable items such as drill bits, work gloves, safety glasses, and a limited number of handtools now are available in a vending machine in their work area.