French DIY / le Bricolage


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1. Le bricolage (m) / DIY
2. Bricoler / To diy
3. Le tournevis (f) / screwdriver
4. La vis / screw
5. Visser / To screw
6. Le marteau / hammer
7. Le clou, la pointe / nail
8. Clouer / To nail
9. La perceuse / drill
10. Percer / To drill
11. La scie / saw
12. La scie sauteuse / jigsaw
13. Scier (m , f) / To saw
14. Le pinceau (m, f) / The brush
15. La peinture (f) / The paint, the paintwork, the painting
16. Peindre (f) / To paint
17. La lime / file
18. Limer / To file
19. La clé plate / open-end spanner
20. La clé à molette / monkey wrench
21. La pince / pliers
22. Le boulon / The bolt
23. Le rabot / The plane

 

 

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You can write "clé" or "clef".
A "clou" is a bit bigger than a "pointe".
We also use the words "bricolage" and "bricoler" for works that have not been properly made.
C'est du bricolage = it is a rush job.