tools you see or use in your dream are about self-expression. They serve to
highlight your skills and abilities. On the other hand, tools refer to some
aspect of your waking life that needs to be fixed or needs your attention.
see an anvil in your dream signifies that you hold the power and key to your own
success, although you will surely have to go through some struggle and
difficulty to achieve your success.
see a broken anvil in your dream denotes that you have let promising
opportunities pass you by forever.
see an auger in your dream signifies difficulties hard work and struggles. The
dream may also have sexual connotations.
see an ax in your dream indicates that you are overly controlling. It is
symbolic of destruction, hostility, and the frustrations that you are
experiencing. Perhaps you "have an ax to grind" with someone. Or the
dream can be a metaphor that you are ready to "bury the ax" and make
dream that you are chopping wood with an ax suggests that you need to divide
your problems into smaller, more manageable sizes. Break down your problems into
pieces you can handle. Alternatively, it indicates that your strength and
power have been cut down to size.
see a compass in your dream is a way of your subconscious to show you the way.
The dream may be telling you to reconsider the direction in your life and to
rethink the path you are taking.
see or use a drafting compass in your dream represents your set path. You do not
like to deviate from your plans, even if it becomes monotonous. Alternatively, a
drafting compass symbolizes your drive for perfection.
see or use a crowbar in your dream suggests that you are trying to get into your
subconscious even though you may not be mentally ready to confront those issues.
You are forcing things out.
dream that you are attached with a crowbar means that someone is making you
confront some issue that you are not ready to deal with.
see or use a cleaver in your dream indicates that there is something in your
life that you need to cut out and get rid of. Perhaps you are trying to break
off some relationship or sever your ties with your work. Alternatively, a
cleaver symbolizes anger, aggression and fear. It could also be telling you to
break your problems up into smaller conquerable chunks.
see a drill in your dream indicates that you are headed toward a new direction
in life. You are opening yourself up to new experiences and insights.
see a flashlight in your dream suggests that you are questioning certain issues
about yourself. You may be trying to shed light on your deeper thoughts and/or subconscious
feelings. It symbolizes sudden awareness, insight, and the ability
to find your way in a situation. Alternatively, the flashlight may imply sexual
To dream that you
are turning a grindstone symbolizes vitality and well-directed energy which will
lead to prosperity.
To dream that you
are sharpening tools on a grindstone signifies that your friends will always be
there to lend a helping hand.
see a hammer in your dream signifies power, strength, virility, and masculine
attitudes. It also symbolizes growth and construction. Alternatively, the dream
may also be a pun on "being hammered" or intoxicated.
dream that you are using a hammer represents your determination and drive in
pursing your goals. You will accomplish your tasks with great success. However
be careful not to be too forceful. Alternatively, it suggests that you may be
dealing with old demons and inner struggles.
see a jackhammer in your dream suggests that you need to make some drastic
changes in your life. Break away from your old outdated attitudes and habits.
To see or use a
leveler in your dream symbolizes balance and harmony. Everything is in
alignment. The dream may also suggest that you need to look at things from
a different level in order to gain a new perspective.
see or use a measuring tape in your dream suggests that you are comparing
yourself to others. The dream may be a metaphor on how you "measure
up" to others. Or you are taking certain measures in order to
accomplish something. Perhaps you are experiencing some self-doubt or that you
are not good enough.
hammer nails in your dream represent your tenacity, persistence and ability to
drive a hard bargain. Also consider the pun, "getting nailed" which
refers to a sexual innuendo or which means getting caught with something.
Alternatively, the dream may also point to another popular phrase "hitting
the nail on the head", which suggests that you have fully resolved a
see nails in your dream symbolize long and hard work for little compensation and
pay. It may also be analogous to some rugged or tough force.
dream that you hurt yourself with a nail suggests that you need to be careful
with what you say.
To see or use a
pickaxe in your dream represents a level of sexual aggression or sexual tension.
You need to loosen up.
To see a pair of
pliers in your dream suggests that you need to draw out all the details of a
situation before you make a decision about it. Alternatively, the dream means
that you need to rid yourself of something from your life.
To see or use a
protractor in your dream implies that you are trying to look at things from
someone else's angle. You want to put yourself in their place so you can better
relate to what they are going through or experiencing. Alternatively, the dream
may be a pun; you are looking for a time extension on something.
see a ruler in your dream indicates your concerns about not measuring up to the
standards of others. Alternatively, the dream means that you need to be careful
in making a decision or judgment. TOP
see or use a saw in your dream indicates that you need to quit doing something.
There is something in your life that you need to cut out. The dream may also be
a pun on something you saw or are seeing. Alternatively, sawing may be analogous
to some sexual act.
see an electric saw in your dream signifies your ability to get down to the core
of the problem. You know how to get to the point quickly.
dream that you are using scissors denotes decisiveness and control in your
waking life. You need to get rid of something in your life. It also represents
your ability to cut things or people out of your life. Perhaps you are
being snippy about some situation.
see a pair of scissors in your dream indicates that your focus is being divided
into too many directions.
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see a screw in your dream represents your feelings of being taken advantaged or
that you are messing things up. You are overlooking the little details that
keeps and holds everything together. Alternatively, a screw may be a
metaphor for having sex.
see a screwdriver in your dream indicates the need to hold some situation or
relationship together. Consider also if there someone in your life
who is "all screwed up" or whom you would like to "put the screws
see or use a scythe in your dream suggests that you need to cut out some of the
excess and needless things in your life. Perhaps you need to "cut
back" on spending, smoking, eating, gambling or some other habit.
Alternatively, the scythe is symbolic of death or the end of something. The
dream may also be a metaphor that you are feeling "cut off" or
see a shovel in your dream suggests that you are seeking knowledge, insight, and
inner intellect. You are on a quest for a new understanding of your true
Self. Alternatively, a shovel means that you are trying too hard in
finding the truth to a problem.
dream that a shovel is broken indicates that you are frustrated with work.
see tacks in your dream symbolize annoyances in your life. You are becoming
confrontational and quarrelsome.
dream that you are pushing or driving a tack represents some pressing matter.
The dream may also be a pun on things that you are "tacking" onto your
schedule. Perhaps, there is something that you need to remember.
To see or wear a
tool belt in your dream implies that you need to rethink the choices that you
are making in you life. Perhaps you are headed in the wrong direction.
Alternatively, the dream represents your high level of confidence. You want
everybody to know about your talents and skills. You may even be a little too
boastful or arrogant. Also consider the significance of the types of tools in
the tool belt.
To see or carry a
toolbox in your dream refers to a situation that is in need of repair or
To see or use
tools in your dream represent your self-expression, skills and abilities. You
are using the resources that are available to you. It is also a symbol of
masculinity. Perhaps you need to create and move toward a different direction.
Alternatively, to see tools in your dream suggest that a situation or
relationship is in need of some damage control or attention. According to the
Freudian school of thought, tools are symbolic of the penis and thus tools being
used refer to intercourse.
The tool in your
dream may also be a pun on how you are acting like a tool or that someone who is
a tool. The dream may also be telling you that you are being taken advantaged of
or that you are blindly following others.
To see a trowel in
your dream refers to the spreading of kindness and affection.
To see or use a
wrench in your dream indicates your desire to fix a situation or relationship.
You feel that it is your job to repair and put things back in order.
To see a yardstick
in your dream. symbolizes rigidity and an unyielding personality. Alternatively,
a yardstick represents good judgment and acceptance.