USE/CARE OF HANDTOOLS & MEASURING TOOLS - OD1621 - LESSON 2/TASK 1
remove nicks. Use extreme care to retain the temper of the cutting edges,
dipping the jaws in water frequently. After sharpening, reassemble pliers
and make certain the cutting edges meet and that the hinge is secure.
GRINDING ANGLE WHEN SHARPENING PLIER CUTTING EDGES.
otherwise they may slip, damaging the work and causing injury. Apply a thin
film of light oil and place carefully in a tool box when not in use. Make
certain the cutting edges do not strike other metal or hard objects that
would nick or dull them.
compound and hang in a dry place if they are to be stored for long periods
of time. Never use pliers to turn nuts or bolts, and do not use them for
a. Purpose. Vises are used for holding work on the bench when it is
being planed, sawed, drilled, shaped, sharpened, riveted, or when wood is
being glued. Clamps are used for holding work that cannot be satisfactorily
held in a vise because of