Prying– Pulling Tight-Fitting Hardware & Trim with the “Adze” (Hawk Head)

THE ADZE of the Hawk’s head is its primary pulling element. But, it also contributes to the Hawk’s prying versatility.  It easily pries apart routine wood trim and assemblies of all types. But, its thin, sharp rear-facing surface fits into the more awkward kinds of tight spaces presented by architectural fittings, such as metal grilles, cover panels, mounting brackets, etc. It is also useful for dealing with floor hardware such as metal thresholds, edging, carpet tack strips, etc.  Strike the adze’s flat back surface with an axe to drive its chisel edge behind exceptionally tight-fitting components,

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Hawk Prying– Tight Hardware & Trim

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