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Face

The face is the smooth or waffled surface of a hammer that strikes a nail.



Face grain

Face grain is the the pattern of wood grain as seen from the face of the board



Fall arrest

Fall arrest is asafety system that will stop a worker's fall before the worker hits the surface below



Feather

To feather is aroller or brush technique that requires a lift at the end of a stroke to taper the paint on a wet edge



Fence

The fence is a raised edge on a speed square that rests against the material being marked for accurate reference.



Fence lock

A fence lock is a saw featureused to clamp the fence tight to the table to prevent movement once it is in position for a cut



Ferrule

A ferrule is a metal band used to fasten the bristles to the handle of a paint brush



Filaments

Filaments are synthetic bristles made of nylon or polyester usually pointed or tipped to produce a better finish



Filler

Filler is a material used to level a small hole or void in a surface


Film build

Film build is theability of a paint to achieve thickness during application without sagging or dripping



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