cant hook

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a peavey having a hook instead of a spike

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Although the foundry building has since been demolished, the city of Evart recently dedicated Cant Hook Park to commemorate the landmark business that played an important role in Michigan's lumbering industry.
Caption: A cant hook was one of many tools used by lumbermen.
Then we'd roll the log with our cant hooks and repeat the process to slab off the other three sides.
Given that logging was often winter work for farmers, and since someone once asked me the difference between a "cant hook" and a "peavey," this seems like an appropriate time to explore that question.
* Some arrangement to easily attach the cant hook to the top sides of the hauler would be handy, since you'll need it (or them) at both ends of your trip.
Under a picture of loggers sitting in the snow with their clay jug, cant hooks, and a two-man saw, a caption reads, "It's hard to believe men like this with just hand tools cut a giant swath across the north.
There I learned of "cant hooks, peaveys, 2-man log tongs, gin poles and davits." At the time I had a 1965 Ford 1/2-ton pickup and a chainsaw.