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Can You Name the Tool From a Description of Its Function?
by John Miller
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ABOUT THIS QUIZ

Maybe you’ve used a miter saw once or twice or put a router to work on a massive kitchen project. And hopefully, you've touched a hammer or two at some point in your life. But can you name the following tools just by a one-line description of their functions?

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