Translation of awl in Spanish:


punzón, n.

Pronunciation /ɔl/ /ɔːl/


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    punzón masculine
    • Start your screw hole with an awl by tapping gently with a hammer or a soft-face mallet.
    • The awl cuts a tidy hole in the leather that will close up tight around the thread as it is sewn, leaving a watertight stitch.
    • Once the cabinets are marked lightly in pencil, use an awl or a center punch to create an indentation at the desired spot.
    • Punch holes using an awl approximately 1 3/8 inches apart, leaving a minimum of 3/8 inches at the top and bottom.
    • Use the awl to make holes at the pin marks just above the topstitching.
    • Use an awl or a center punch and punch a small hole at the template's center points, then remove the template.
    • Blinded at the age of three in an accident with a sharp awl or knife when he was playing with the tools in his father's workshop, he would never have any memory of being sighted.
    • Arrows and barbed harpoons were placed near the right leg; milling stones, awls, chisels, knives, and other offerings were set to the left of the body.
    • I opened my leatherman and used the awl to bore a small hole.
    • Next using an awl and drill, I drilled holes into their metal where needed.
    • Using an awl or heavy needle, poke two holes through the spine of the book to thread the waxed linen through.
    • Bone and antler were used to make dress-pins, hair combs, toggles, needle-cases, handles for iron knives, awls and other domestic equipment.
    • Each side of the Leatherman houses different tools: a bottle opener, small, medium and large screwdrivers, a Phillips head, a file, an awl and a knife blade.
    • One may even hear the description ‘It feels like an awl (knife, screw, etc.) has been driven in and is being twisted.’
    • A groove down one side of the triangle makes short work of sharpening fish hooks, awls, etc.
    • Make a hole in the template where the knob should be drilled with an awl or nail.
    • Stone tools of the tradition include triangular points made on flakes, racloirs, triangular bifacial handaxes, and burins and awls made on blades.
    • Lastly, it appears unlikely that the tools classified as ‘drills’ functioned in such a capacity; instead, these tools probably were used as awls for perforating hides.
    • An abundance of bone awls suggests the importance of skin and leather working.
    • They are relatively inexpensive, are available in hundreds of colors, and are easily installed with a screwdriver and an awl.