lathing-hammer love

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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In carpentry, a hammer which has a small hatchet-face on the side opposite the hammer-head and in line with it, the hatchet being used for cutting laths, and the hammer for nailing them to the studs. The hatchet has usually a small lateral nick for drawing out nails. Also called lath-hammer.

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