Who invented the cant hook?

Who invented the cant hook?

Joseph Peavey
These early types are also called a ring dog or ring dog cant hook. In 1858, Joseph Peavey, a blacksmith in Stillwater, Maine, made a rigid clasp to encircle the cant dog handle with the hook on one side.

Who invented the Peavey hook?

blacksmith Joseph Peavey
The peavey was named for blacksmith Joseph Peavey of Upper Stillwater, Maine, who invented the tool as a refinement to the cant hook in the 1850s (one statement says, in spring 1857). Many lumberjacks use the terms interchangeably.

What tool is used to roll a log?

Cant hooks and peaveys, often spoken of interchangeably are used for rolling logs. A cant hook, also called a cant dog is a tool used by loggers, to handle cants or logs.

What are ring dogs?

At first, a swivel hook on a pole with nothing to hold it in position was used. This was called a swing dingle.” However, the term swing dingle is more often published as being a type of logging sled. These early types are also called a ring dog or ring dog cant hook.

What does a Peavey look like?

A peavey is generally from 30 to 50 inches (0.76 to 1.27 metres) long, with a metal spike at the end. The spike is rammed into a log, then a hook (at the end of an arm attached to a pivot a short distance up the handle) grabs the log at a second place.

What size hook do I need for a logrite log stand?

You Might Also Like… The 6″ universal log stand attaches to LogRite’s 42″, 48″ or 60″ Cant Hooks or Peaveys.

How big of a log can a cant hook hold?

This cant hook offers an extra foot of leverage and a bigger hook for moving big logs easily. Will grip 10″ – 36″ diameter log. An aluminum handled cant hook that is stronger and easier to use than traditional wood handled cant hooks. The bright blue handle is easy to see around a sawmill or woodlot.

What are logrite tools used for?

Logrite tools include cant hooks, peaveys, log arches, and hookaroons. Logrite ergonomic arborist and logging tools are designed for rigorous logging applications and are made to the highest quality specifications. Logrite tools are built to last and endure heavy use under punishing conditions.