DIFFERENT TYPES OF SCREWDRIVERS AND MORE


See this FREE, full color guide to learn about different types of screwdrivers, construction materials, home designs, architectural styles, and more.

This image-packed glossary introduces the equipment, tools, tips, techniques, structural components, and design elements involved in architectural, interior, and landscape designs. 


Dream up your own ideas from this carefully curated collection of images with concise, instructional definitions. 

Armed yourself with basic knowledge of construction terms and techniques. Familiarize yourself with all the different types of screwdrivers, and so much more. 



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ABODE

The Picture Dictionary of Home Design And Architecture

by Judee Shipman



CHAPTER 50

SABER SAW - SCREWDRIVER


SABER SAW: A handheld reciprocating saw. 


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SADDLE: The metal plate at the bottom of certain door openings. 


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SACK MIX: The amount of Portland cement used per cubic yard of concrete mix. 


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SAFETY GOGGLES: Protective eyewear designed to be worn while operating machinery. Safety goggles typically feature wraparound lenses. 


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SALTBOX: A simple, boxy architectural style that originated in colonial New England. 

The Saltbox style is characterized by a frame construction with two stories in the front and one story at the back. Saltbox homes often feature cat slide roofs and other asymmetrical roof designs. 


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SALTUS WRENCH: A kind of socket wrench with a permanently fixed socket. Also see Wrench.

There are at least as many different types of wrenches as there are different types of screwdrivers. 


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SAND: Rocks that have been eroded into tiny grains. The most common component of sand is silicon dioxide. Shown below, the White Sands of Alamogordo, New Mexico. 


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SANDER: A power tool with a sandpaper attachment, used for smoothing wood surfaces. 


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SAND FLOAT FINISH: A textured wall finish of sand and limestone, similar to stucco


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SANDING DISC: A drill accessory used for sanding small surfaces. 


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SANDING DRUM: A drill accessory used for smoothing flat surfaces. 


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SAND PAPER: A roughly textured abrasive product that is made with neither sand nor paper. Useful for removing finishes and for smoothing wood surfaces. 

Popular types of sandpaper include

  • Aluminum Oxide
  • Emery, Flint
  • Gamet
  • Pumice
  • Rottenstone
  • Silicon Carbide
  • Steel Wool
  • Tungsten Carbide

Sandpaper basically refers to any abrasive agent. There are almost as many different types of sandpaper as there are different types of screwdrivers. 


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SAN FRANCISCO ARCHITECTURE

Architecture that is built specifically in San Francisco, meeting the unique topographical challenges of the region. Steep hills and potential earthquakes are just two things to consider when designing San Francisco architecture. 


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SANITARY SEWER: An underground piping system used for transporting sewage separately from the other drains. 


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SASH: A movable frame that holds a glass window pane in place. 


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SASH BALANCE: A spring operated device designed to hold a window in place. 


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SASH TRIM BRUSH: A tapered paintbrush used for detail work around windows. 


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SATURATED FELT: A roof waterproofing material treated with tar or asphalt. 


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SAW HORSE: A simple structure on which a handyman places a piece of wood to be cut with a saw. A saw horse can be built using almost any kind of wood and many different types of screwdrivers. 


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SCONCE: A candle holder affixed to a wall, sometimes outfitted with electric lighting. 


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SCRAP OUT: The removal of drywall debris following installation. 


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SCRATCH COAT: A first coat of plaster that is scratched on, so the second coat will stick better. 


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SCREED: A strip of wood or metal used for leveling concrete or plaster before it dries. 


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SCREEN: A wire mesh panel. 


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SCREW DRIVE: The carved pattern on the head of a screw, where any of many different types of screwdrivers will fit. 

Shown below, screw drives for the six most common different types of screwdrivers. 


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SCREWDRIVER: A handheld tool used for turning screws. There are many different types of screwdrivers, used for turning many different types of screws. 

Here are the names of some different types of screwdrivers.

  • Bristol
  • Cross
  • Double Hex
  • Frearson
  • Hex
  • Mortorq
  • Pentagon
  • Pentalobe
  • Phillips
  • Pozidriv
  • Robinson
  • Slotted
  • Square
  • Supadriv



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DIFFERENT TYPES OF SCREWDRIVERS, CONSTRUCTION TOOLS, AND MORE


ABODE


Introduction   

A

Chapter 1    

Chapter 2  

Chapter 3    

B

Chapter 4    

Chapter 5   

Chapter 6    

Chapter 7   

C

Chapter 8   

Chapter 9   

Chapter 10   

Chapter 11   

Chapter 12   

Chapter 13  

D

Chapter 14  

Chapter 15  

Chapter 16  

E

Chapter 17  

Chapter 18 

F

Chapter 19  

Chapter 20    

Chapter 21 

Chapter 22   

G

Chapter 23  

Chapter 24  

Chapter 25  

H

Chapter 26  

Chapter 27

I

Chapter 28  

J

Chapter 29  

K

Chapter 30

L

Chapter 31

Chapter 32  

Chapter 33    

M

Chapter 34   

Chapter 35  

Chapter 36  

N

Chapter 37    

O

Chapter 38   

P

Chapter 39    

Chapter 40   

Chapter 41  

Chapter 42   

Chapter 43   

Chapter 44    

Q

Chapter 45  

R

Chapter 46

Chapter 47    

Chapter 48    

Chapter 49   

S

Chapter 50 (You Are Here)

Chapter 51   

Chapter 52   

Chapter 53    

Chapter 54  

Chapter 55   

Chapter 56    

Chapter 57   

Chapter 58    

Chapter 59    

T

Chapter 60  

Chapter 61    

Chapter 62   

Chapter 63   

U

Chapter 64   

V

Chapter 65 

W

Chapter 66

Chapter 67

X-Y-Z

Chapter 68





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Chapter 2  

Chapter 3  

Chapter 4  

Chapter 5  

Chapter 6  

Chapter 7  

Chapter 8 

Chapter 9 

Chapter 10 

Chapter 11  

Chapter 12  

Chapter 13  

Chapter 14 

Chapter 15  

Chapter 16 

Chapter 17 

Chapter 18  

Chapter 19

Chapter 20 

Chapter 21 

Chapter 22  

Chapter 23  

Chapter 24  

Chapter 25  

Chapter 26

Chapter 27  

Chapter 28  

Chapter 29  

Chapter 30  

Chapter 31  

Chapter 32  

Chapter 33  

Chapter 34  

Chapter 35  

Chapter 36  

Chapter 37  

Chapter 38  

Chapter 39  

Chapter 40

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Yule Log - Chapter Nine

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