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French Tools & Toolbox Vocabulary

French Tools & Toolbox Vocabulary

On this page you will find a list of French vocabulary words covering tools including le marteau (hammer), les clous (nails), la clef anglaise (wrench), la vis (screw) and le tournevis (screwdriver).

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  • le marteau hammer
  • boîte à outils toolbox
  • la clef anglaise wrench
  • les embouts de tournevis screwdriver bits
  • la douille socket
  • le niveau spirit level
  • le foret drill bit
  • le foret à bois plat flat wood bit
  • le clou nail
  • la pince à dénuder wire strippers
  • le scie à chantourner fretsaw
  • les lunettes de sécurité safety goggles
  • le scie à métaux hacksaw
  • la perceuse manuelle hand drill
  • la pierre à aiguiser sharpening stone
  • le tournevis screwdriver
  • le tournevis cruciforme phillips screwdriver
  • la clef à molette adjustable spanner
  • le mètre tapemeasure
  • la pince universelle bull-nose pliers
  • le joint washer
  • le foret à metaux metal bit
  • l’alésoir reamer
  • la vis screw
  • le fer à soudre soldering iron
  • la scie à dosseret tenon saw
  • le rabot plane
  • le papier de verre sandpaper
  • le burin chisel
  • le ventouse plunger
  • la clef à molette wrench
  • la clef spanner
  • le couteau knife
  • le clef à pipe socket wrench
  • l’écrou nut
  • la pince coupante wire cutters
  • le ruban isolant insulating tape
  • la scie égoïne handsaw
  • la boîte à onglets mitre block
  • la paille de fer wire wool
  • la lime file
  • la coupe-tube pipe cutter

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David Issokson

David Issokson is a lifelong language enthusiast. His head is swimming with words and sounds as he speaks over six languages. Of all the languages he speaks, he's the most passionate about French! David has helped hundreds of students to improve their French in his private online lessons. When procrastinating working on his site,, David enjoys his time skiing and hiking in Teton Valley, Idaho.

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