from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A hand-tool with a thin and wide peen or face, used to press out the glue from under a veneer in securing it. to an object.
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They are named mostly according to their uses; as, the riveting-hammer, Fig. 159, the upholsterer's hammer, Fig. 160, the veneering-hammer, Fig. 162, etc.