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braceclick to hear

Hand tool, made up of an angled crank and a pawl and ratchet mechanism, for drilling holes.
brace jaw chuck cam ring pawl ratchet quill front knob crank handle

jaw click to hear

The parts of the chuck that grip the tool to keep it firmly in place.

chuck click to hear

Device with jaws for attaching the bit or drill to the tool.

cam ring click to hear

Metal cylinder covering the crank above the pawl.

pawl click to hear

Small lever for changing the chuck’s direction of rotation by reversing the ratchet motion.

ratchet click to hear

Toothed wheel having only one direction of rotation; it is kept in place by the pawl.

quill click to hear

Hollow end of the front knob in which the crank turns.

front knob click to hear

Knob for holding and stabilizing the tool while the other hand turns the crank by using the handle.

crank click to hear

Angled shank whose rotation drives the chuck, by the agency of a pawl and ratchet mechanism.

handle click to hear

Movable part for turning the crank.