Linesman pliers, also known as lineman's pliers or combination pliers, are versatile hand tools commonly used by electricians, contractors, and DIY enthusiasts for various tasks. They are designed to handle a wide range of gripping, cutting, and twisting tasks in electrical and general construction work. Linesman pliers have a sturdy construction with insulated handles to provide electrical protection. They typically feature a pair of jaws at the front, with cutting edges near the base of the jaws. The jaws are serrated to provide a firm grip on materials.