This isn't a homebuilding tool but does anyone know what this wrench would have been used for? I believe it belonged to my grandfather who was a boilermaker in a Boston shipyard.
It's used for timber construction or by linemen for hanging cross arms. The pointed end is for aligning the holes in timbers so that a bolt can be inserted. These are still made by Klein.
A hair more expensive than Viagra, but I suppose it can be reused.
Of all the preposterous assumptions of humanity over humanity, nothing exceeds most of the criticisms made on the habits of the poor by the well-housed, well-warmed, and well-fed. --Herman Melville
And I see the point.
They're made for more nut sizes than I knew existed.
It is a spud wrench. Used by iron workers. The pointy end is used to line up bolt holes.
Correct it's a spud wrench. Used by ironworkers.
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