Tools and Equipment: 300+ Household Items, Devices & Instruments

Tools and Equipment! List of 300+ tools and equipment, household items, devices, appliances and instruments with pictures and examples.  Whether you are doing a job at work or around the house, knowing the names of commonly used tools and equipment is going to greatly benefit you and improve your vocabulary. This can be extremely useful when working with English speaking people in a situation where you might need to ask for a specific piece of equipment or when you are out and about and need to use something.

In this section, you will be able to learn the names of the various tools and pieces of equipment in English giving you confidence in conversation and in your listening abilities.

Tools and Equipment | Household Items

Bathroom Tools and Equipment

Bathroom Items

  • Measuring jug
  • Toothpaste
  • Toothbrush
  • Soap
  • Clothes peg (U.K)/ Clothespin (U.S)
  • Hanger
  • Hair dryer
  • Shampoo
  • Polish
  • Brush
  • Toilet paper
  • Towel
  • Clothesline
  • Shower
  • Bathtub
  • Laundry detergent
  • Bucket
  • Mop
  • Soapy water
  • Washing powder (U.K)/ Detergent (U.S)
  • Trash bag
  • Trash can
  • Sink
  • Toilet
  • Washing machine
  • Laundry basket
  • Razor
  • Electric razor
  • Shaving cream
  • Mouthwash
  • Q-tip
  • Hair brush
  • Comb
  • Cleanser
  • Scale
  • Tissue
  • Bath toys
  • Faucet
  • Mirror
  • Bath mat

Learn these names of tools and equipment to enlarge your vocabulary words in English.

Bathroom Vocabulary | Picture 

Bathroom Vocabulary | Picture 1

Household Items: Cleaning and Laundry

Cleaning Supplies List

  • Dish towel
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Scrub brush
  • Cloth
  • Sponge
  • Laundry soap/ Laundry detergent
  • Bleach
  • Liquid soap
  • Rubber gloves
  • Trash can
  • Broom
  • Dustpan
  • Mop
  • Squeegee mop
  • Hose
  • Bucket
  • Laundry basket
  • Washing machine

House Cleaning and Laundry Vocabulary | Picture

House Cleaning and Laundry Vocabulary | Picture

Household Items: Appliances

Household Appliances List

  • Coffee maker
  • Blender
  • Mixer
  • Toaster
  • Microwave
  • Crock pot
  • Rice cooker
  • Pressure cooker
  • Bachelor griller (U.K)
  • Stove
  • Lamp
  • Light bulb
  • Lantern
  • Torch
  • Clothes iron
  • Electric drill
  • Kettle
  • Water cooker (U.K)/ Electric kettle/ Hot pot (U.S)
  • Water purifier
  • Kitchen hood
  • Electric guitar
  • Vacuum cleaner
  • Electric fan
  • Evaporative cooler
  • Air conditioner
  • Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Television
  • Speaker
  • Clothes dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Refrigerator

Household Appliances Vocabulary | Picture

Household Appliances Vocabulary | Picture

Household Items: Devices and Equipment

Household Devices and Equipment List

  • Aroma lamp
  • Beverage opener
  • Appliance plug
  • Paintbrush
  • Roller
  • Hair iron (U.K)/ Curling iron (U.S.)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toaster
  • Electric kettle/ Hot pot
  • Television
  • Stove
  • Small oven
  • Microwave oven
  • Evaporative cooler
  • Air conditioner
  • Vacuum cleaner
  • Water cooler
  • Clock
  • Sewing machine
  • Fan
  • Juicer
  • Clothes iron
  • Blender
  • Mousetrap
  • Bachelor griller/ grill
  • Washing machine
  • Refrigerator
  • Stepladder
  • Treadmill
  • Bulb
  • Wall lantern
  • Hanging pendant
  • Anglepoise lamp
  • Candleholder
  • Telephone
  • Remote
  • Fan

Household Devices and Equipment Vocabulary | Picture 

Household Devices and Equipment Vocabulary | Picture 

Tools and Equipment

Laboratory Equipment

Laboratory Equipment List

  • Pipette
  • Test tube rack
  • Test tube
  • Erlenmeyer flask
  • Beaker
  • Bunsen burner
  • Alcohol burner
  • Syringe
  • Graduated cylinder
  • Dropper
  • Tongs
  • Tuning fork
  • Stethoscope
  • Thermometer
  • Friability tester
  • Pulley
  • Tape
  • Barometer
  • Indicator
  • Stopwatch
  • Speedometer
  • Protractor
  • Dry-cell battery
  • Magnet
  • Level
  • Balance scale
  • Magnifier
  • Chart
  • Microscope
  • Earth science
  • Dissecting set
  • Telescope

Laboratory Equipment Vocabulary | Picture

Laboratory Equipment Vocabulary | Picture

Stationery and Office Supplies

Stationery and Office Supplies List

  • Stapler
  • Eraser
  • Push-pin
  • Drawing pin (U.K)/ Thumbtack (U.S)
  • Paper clip
  • Rubber stamp
  • Highlighter
  • Fountain pen
  • Pencil
  • Marker
  • Ballpoint
  • Bulldog clip
  • Tape dispenser
  • Pencil sharpener
  • Label
  • Calculator
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • Sticky notes
  • Paper
  • Notebook
  • Envelope
  • Clipboard
  • Monitor
  • Computer
  • Keyboard
  • Folder
  • Fax
  • Filing cabinet
  • Telephone
  • Swivel chair
  • Desk
  • Wastebasket

Stationery and Office Supplies Vocabulary | Picture

Stationery and Office Supplies Vocabulary | Picture

Technological Gadgets

Technology Gadgets List

  • Mouse
  • MP3 player
  • Webcam
  • Hard drive
  • Microphone
  • Digital camera
  • Headphones
  • Memory stick
  • Floppy disc
  • Router
  • Computer
  • Laptop
  • Memory card
  • Printer

Technological Gadgets Vocabulary | Picture

Technological Gadgets Vocabulary | Picture

Tools List

Tools Names in English

  • Bolt
  • Nail
  • Screwdriver
  • Bradawl
  • Handsaw
  • Nut
  • Screw
  • Wrench
  • Backsaw
  • Mallet
  • Hammer
  • Adjustable wrench
  • Coping saw
  • Pipe wrench
  • Hacksaw
  • Spirit level
  • Pocketknife
  • A pair of scissors
  • Chainsaw
  • Cordless drill
  • Brace
  • Lineman’s pliers
  • Toolbox
  • Electric drill
  • Corkscrew
  • Diagonal pliers
  • Tape measure
  • Plunger
  • Caulking gun
  • Slip joint pliers
  • Stepladder
  • Needle nose pliers

Tools Vocabulary | Picture

Tools Vocabulary | Picture

Musical Instruments

Musical Instruments List

  • Musical note
  • Trombone
  • Saxophone
  • Trumpet
  • Tuba
  • French horn
  • Record
  • Clarinet
  • Microphone
  • Harp
  • Recorder
  • Keyboard
  • Xylophone
  • Maracas
  • Bell
  • Harmonica
  • Accordion
  • Bass drum
  • Banjo
  • Double bass
  • Cello
  • Violin
  • Piano
  • Guitar
  • Bass guitar
  • Conga
  • Snare drum
  • Drums/ Drum set

Musical Instruments Vocabulary | Picture

Musical Instruments Vocabulary | Picture

Photography

Photography Vocabulary

Types of Camera

  • SLR camera
  • Digital camera
  • APS camera
  • Instant camera

Different Parts of a Camera

  • Lens
  • Lens cap
  • Tripod
  • Zoom lens
  • Flash unit

Photography Vocabulary | Picture

Photography Vocabulary | Picture

Gardening Tools and Equipment

List of Gardening Tools in English

  • Grass
  • Flowerpot
  • Fence
  • Flower bed
  • Axe
  • Gardening gloves
  • Rake
  • Hedge shears
  • Gardening fork
  • Gardener
  • Wheelie bin (U.K) – recycling bin (U.S)
  • Garden hose
  • Boots
  • Watering can
  • Plant pot
  • Shovel
  • Pruners/pruning shears
  • Pruning saw
  • Tap
  • Garden trowel
  • Seeds
  • Lawn mower
  • Wheelbarrow
  • Fertilizer

Gardening Tools Vocabulary | Picture

Gardening Tools Vocabulary | Picture

Tools and Equipment | Videos

Household Items Video

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Chandu

Nice suggestions, thank you.

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Kristen Panks

How does one print the vocabulary pages (with the pictures)?