Pry bar, ca. 1865

Contributed by Davistown Museum


Also known as a wrecking bar.
Size: 2’, 2 1/4”.

This tool is also known as a Carpenter's Prying Bar, Carpenter Ripping Bar, Nail Bar and Ripping Bar. Used by a carpenter or house wrecker to loosen boards and pull nails.

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About This Item

  • Title: Pry bar, ca. 1865
  • Creation Date: circa 1865
  • Subject Date: circa 1865
  • Location: ME
  • Media: Forged iron
  • Local Code: 103104T2
  • Collection: Maine Made Tool Table-Maritime V
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Davistown Museum
PO Box 346, 58 Main Street #4, Liberty, ME 04949
(207) 288-5126

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