Hand tools are tools that are used by hand and don’t require power from an external source. Hand tools are typically used in construction and maintenance activities, such as hammering, sawing, and drilling. They can also be used for shaping wood, metal, and stone, as well as cutting and buffing. Hand tools are important for creating a variety of products, including furniture and vehicles. The most common type of hand tool is a hammer, which is used for striking nails and assisting in the assembly of objects. Other popular hand tools include wrenches, screwdrivers, pliers, and saws. Hand tools are typically made of metal, plastic, and/or wood.