USING THE COMBINATION BAR
Insert the long tapered blade (1) between boards (2)
to be removed or ripped. Then exert leverage on
the short hooked blade (3) of the bar to pry the
Insert the short hooked blade (3) between the
boards if greater leverage is required.
3 To remove nails, use the short hooked blade (3) nail
slot to remove a nail that is almost completely
driven home. Pull the nail approximately half-way
out. Then switch to the long tapered blade (1) nail
slot to completely remove the nail.
CARE OF BARS
When grinding, take care to cool the
end being ground by dipping it in
water frequently, so tempering is not
1. Bars require little maintenance. They should be
thoroughly cleaned after use when they accumulate
dirt and grease.
2. They should be covered with light oil before storing
in a dry place.
3. The ends of the bars should be kept in shape by
filing or grinding to their original shape, because a
dull chisel end or claw end makes using the bar