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Blue Wicked

auger bit

fits into a brace, for drilling larger holes

bandsaw

Thin-blade machine saw for curved cuts

bed

thick cast iron surface on woodworking machines

biscuit joints

simple wood jointing system

block plane

small plane for shaping across wood grain

block

holder for cutters on spindle moulder

carcase

furniture without drawers & doors, etc fitted

chamfer

a planed edge at 45 degrees for decoration

chisels

used to hollow out square recesses in wood

clamp 

for gripping: G-clamps, edge clamps, etc.

cramp

another name for clamps, eg sash cramps

dovetail

complex wedged joint for two pieces of wood

dry assemble 

building furniture temporarily without glue

fence 

cast metal guide for woodworking machines

frame

skeleton' of a piece of furniture

gouge

like chisels, but curved

inlay

material fitted into a groove for decoration

jackplane

long plane for shaping wood along its length

jig

a way of making repeated cuts identical

jointing

any method used to cut out joints

lathe

turning machine for cutting round profiles

mitre

joint made at 45 degrees

mortice 

socket in a mortice & tenon joint

moulding

a profile cut made along the edge of wood

pin

The male part of a dovetail joint

plane

a tool to remove shavings to make wood smooth

rebate 

a channel or shoulder cut into wood

rip saw 

a saw for cutting wood along the grain

spindle-moulder

a machine for producing mouldings

tail

the sockets in a dovetail joint

tenon

pin in a mortice & tenon joint

turn 

using the lathe to make a pole or spindle

turning

the results produced by the lathe

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Criminal Investigation Department

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Woman Police Constable

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Prosecutor Fiscal

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Detective constable

DS

Detective sergeant

DI

Detective inspector

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