Quiz: Can You Name These Uncommon Garage Tools?
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Can You Name These Uncommon Garage Tools?
By: Bambi Turner
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About This Quiz

You've probably swung a hammer in your day or used a tape measure to check the dimensions of a piece of furniture. Most people have used a paintbrush or roller to freshen up a room or worked with a selection of screwdrivers to assemble something or replace a few batteries. 

But what about tools that aren't quite so common? Could you recognize a wood drill if you saw one? What about a froe, hawk or nail kicker? Any idea what a cat's paw looks like, or a macaroni tool?

These uncommon tools aren't found in every garage, but you might be surprised to find out some of these unusual gizmos are hiding in your very own toolbox. Some are uncommon because they are more specialized than hammers or screwdrivers. Others are rare simply because they represent an old-school way of working -- one that's been largely replaced by modern power tools and other more efficient alternatives. These tools run the gamut from those used in carpentry, plumbing, electrical work and plain old home remodeling and repairs. 

If we show you a picture of an uncommon tool, do you think you could match it to its name? Take our quiz to find out!

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