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carpentry: measuring and marking tools [1]click to hear

carpentry: measuring and marking tools [1] chalk line case hook line crank handle

chalk line click to hear

Instrument consisting of a cord that rewinds into a case filled with chalk powder; it is used for marking straight lines.

case click to hear

Metal body housing the chalk powder and the line.

hook click to hear

Curved metal end of the cord that can be attached to an object; it also makes unwinding easier.

line click to hear

Chalk-covered cord that is pulled between two points to mark a straight line.

crank handle click to hear

Device for rewinding the line into the case containing the chalk powder.