The tools most commonly used by plumbers are as follows: the shave hook, for cleaning the tarnish from pipe in preparation for wiping the joint; the ladle, for handling molten lead; the cloths, for wiping joints; the tap borer, to tap pipe for branch lines; the calking tools, yarning iron, and right-, left-, and main-facing tools; the asbestos joint runner, for running molten lead into horizontal pipe joints; tools for setting fixtures; 8, 10, 14, and 18 in. pipe wrenches; the strap wrench, for handling nickel-plated fixtures; level; plumb-bob; screw-driver; brace and drills; l 1/4, 1 1/2, and 2 in. springs for making bends in waste pipe; hammer and cold chisel, for cutting soil pipe; hack, compass, and tenon saws; gasoline furnace, for heating lead; and stock and dies, for threading pipe.