Hand Tools

Hand tools are non-powered. They include anything from axes to wrenches.

Learn more about hand tools below.



The greatest hazards posed by hand tools result from misuse and improper maintenance. Appropriate personal protective equipment, e.g., safety goggles, gloves, etc., should be worn due to hazards that may be encountered while using hand tools. The sales staff at Branford Building Supplies, will help you find all the hand tools you need for every project, and make sure you know how to use each one properly.

Choose From:

  • Hammers
  • Screwdrivers
  • Wrenches
  • Chisels
  • Pliers
  • Axes
  • Planes
  • Saws
  • Squares
  • Utility Knives
  • Levels
  • Ratchets & Sockets
  • Bolt Cutters
  • Files & Rasps
  • Caulk Guns…and more



Most mishaps can be prevented by following these basic rules:

  • Keep all tools in good condition with regular maintenance.
  • Use the right tool for the job.
  • Examine each tool for damage before use.
  • Operate according to the manufacturer’s instructions.
  • Provide and use the proper protective equipment.

Whatever the job requires, it’s extremely important to ensure that you have high-quality protective gear and clothing. Ideally, gear and workwear should be functional, comfortable and provide necessary safety on any project.