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STRAIGHT PATTERN SNIP [1 record]

Record 1 2013-04-23

English

Subject field(s)
  • Hand Tools
OBS

Tin snips with semi-circular jaws used to make straight cuts in sheet metal.

OBS

Straight pattern snips are primarily for straight cuts, although they will cut wide curves when trimming light stock. The inside edge of the blade face is flat and tends to guide the tool along a straight line.

Key term(s)
  • straight snip
  • straight pattern snip

French

Domaine(s)
  • Outillage à main
OBS

Les cisailles droites [...] sont pourvues de couteaux plats dont la surface intérieure est parfaitement rectiligne. Elles conviennent pour cisailler en ligne droite [...]

Spanish

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