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(2) One-man saw (fig. 9 (2)).—This saw is equipped with cutting and drag teeth and an extra handle so that, if desired, two men (one at each end) can use it. This saw is used on fairly heavy and rough tlmberwork where speed is more important than close fits or exact measurements.

<3) Two-man ctqsscuI saw <flg. 9 (D>.—This saw has two removable handles and is used for cutting standing trees or for heavy framing or cutting. Two men operate it by pulling alternately. Do not push or "ride" the saw; one man's straight pull does the work while the other man relaxes but keeps his hand on the handle.

g. Clawhammer.—The clawhuuimui is used Lo drive and draw nails. In driving nails, the hand should be at the level

(£> One-man crosscut saw with supplemental handle.

(£> One-man crosscut saw with supplemental handle.

of the nallhead at the moment of impact so that the nail is hit squarely and the force of the blow travels directly along the nail. fSee fig. 11.) Similarly, in drawing nails, the force should be directly along the nail, as shown in figure 11.

h. Sledge (see fig. 12).—The sledge is used for heavy driving, rock-breaking, striking rock drills, and for shop and general construction work. It should be swung like a pick. A full stroke gives best results.

i. Maul <see fig. 12).—The maul is a heavy, wooden driving tool, and should be used only to drive wooden stakes and posts It Is swung like the sledge.

j. Peavv (see flg. 13).—The peavy is a gripping and level-action tool, used to roll, haul, or carry heavy timber. To

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Figuee 10.—Using the 3aw.

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FINISH Of STROKE

HAUMER HANDLE AT RIGHT AN6UE TO NAIL'

HAUMER HANDLE AT RIGHT AN6UE TO NAIL'

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FINISH Of STROKE

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