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Whitby Spar Hook

Postby sparkes » Wed Oct 19, 2016 1:19 pm

I have a nice clean Whitby Spar Hook that I picked up at a car boot a few years ago. Has anyone come across one of these beore or have any information on there use etc. I have looked on line but can not find one for sale anywhere. If anyone could use it for its intended purpose I would be happy to trade it for any Timber framing tool but really just want to know what its purpose is. Thanks. New on here by the way.
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Re: Whitby Spar Hook

Postby voodooalpaca » Fri Oct 28, 2016 3:37 pm

Hi, and welcome.
Could you add a picture?
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Re: Whitby Spar Hook

Postby pileswasp » Sat Feb 11, 2017 9:40 pm

sparkes wrote:just want to know what its purpose is.


Spar hooks are for splitting thatching spars (and presumably sways and liggers, too): http://www.thatchadvicecentre.co.uk/art ... atch-spars
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