cant hook

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a peavey having a hook instead of a spike

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Cant hooks are invaluable if you're going to do much work with logs.
There is a long handle that fits in the socket (similar to a cant hook or peavy handle) that is then moved towards the anchor or towards the load.
Peavey: A stout lever like a cant hook, but with a sharp spiked end.
It took both of us to roll an oak log onto the carriage with cant hooks.
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