Hand tools and hand tool safety are skills we learn from the time we are children well into our adult lives. We make our living with our tools build our homes with them and enjoy hobbies as well as helping friends. Specialty hand tools are still being invented all over the world. This course brings us through the most common hand tools that allow for measurement, measurement transfer, units of measurement as well as the simple but often over looked differences in screwdrivers and screwdriver assembly as well as sheet metalworking tools and machinists tools for metalworking. Finally a brief description of hoists and pulling tools are covered.