Required Tools & Supplies

The following hand tools and supplies are required and all students should have them by the end of the first year:

  • 4 1/2" Grinder
  • 50' or 100' Tape
  • Brass or Soft Hammer
  • Burning Straight Edge
  • Centering Head
  • Chalk Line with Chalk
  • Circle Burner
  • Cold Chisels and Punches
  • Combination Square
  • Cutting Goggles or Glasses
  • Die Grinder
  • Side Cutters
  • Face Shield
  • Fillet Weld Gauges
  • Flashlight
  • Framing Square
  • Gloves
  • Hammer, Ball Peen
  • Hammer, Slag
  • Impact Rachet, Air 3/8"
  • Level, 3 ft.
  • Pliers, Slip - 8"
  • Pliers, Channel - 10"
  • Pliers, Needle Nose
  • Plum Bob
  • Protractor
  • Punches, set (to include center punch & chisels
  • Rubber Mallet
  • Screwdriver, Flat
  • Screwdriver, Phillips
  • Scribe
  • Socket Set (complete 3/8" & 1/2" drive)
  • Steel Rule, 6"
  • String - Contractor Type
  • Stair Tread Gauges
  • Tape Handle (#6 & #3/8")
  • Tape Measure, Steel 25 ft.
  • Tool Box with Lock
  • Torch Striker
  • Torpedo Level, 9" or longer
  • Trammel Points
  • Tri Square (Cast or Hardened)
  • Utility Knife with Blades
  • Welding Gloves
  • Welding Hood with Extra Lens
  • Wrench Set (complete), Allen (T-Handle)
  • Wrench Set (complete), Box End (3/8' to 1")
  • Wrench, Adjustable Crescent (8" and 12")

Printable version of the tool list