USING THE COMBINATION BAR
USE CARE IN USING THE COMBINA-
TION BAR TO AVOID SLIPPAGE AND
1 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 boards
2 Insert the short hooked blade (3) between the
boards if greater leverage is required.
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
They should be covered with light oil before storing
When grinding, take care to cool the end
in a dry place.
being ground by dipping it in water fre-
The ends of the bars should be kept in shape by
quently, so tempering is not lost.
filing or grinding to their original shape, because a
dull chisel end or claw end makes using the bar
Bars require little maintenance. They should be
thoroughly cleaned after use when they accumulate
dirt and grease.