Cutting Tools and Equipment
A saw is a tool consisting of a tough blade, wire, or chain with a hard toothed edge. It is used to cut through material, very often wood though sometimes metal or stone. The cut is made by placing the toothed edge against the material and moving it forcefully forth and less forcefully back or continuously forward.
A cutting tool consisting of a slim oblong block of metal with a sharp wedge or bevel formed on one end. It may be provided with a handle at the other end. It is used to remove parts of stone, wood or metal by placing the sharp edge against the material to be cut and pushing or pounding the other end with a hammer, or mallet.
A bolt cutter, sometimes called bolt cropper, is a tool used for cutting bolts, chains, padlocks, rebar and wire mesh. It typically has long handles and short blades, with compound hinges to maximize leverage and cutting force. ... Center cut has the blades equidistant from the two faces of the blade.
An axe is a hand tool with one side of its head forged and sharpened to a cutting edge, used for felling trees, splitting timber, etc
Tin snips (also known as tin snips, tinner snips and shears) are hand tools specifically designed to cut sheet metal. ... Tin snips can vary in appearance and purpose, but are usually defined by short blades and long handles, which allow for extra cutting strength.