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A tool used to remove paint from moulded areas.
- ‘The three cutting surfaces of the combination shavehook are shaped to aid the removal of paint from contoured surfaces.’
- ‘Use the heart and combination shavehooks for concave, convex and shaped surfaces such as moldings.’
- ‘Use the triangular shavehook for stripping paint and varnish from flat wooden surfaces and edges.’
- ‘This shavehook, or moulding scraper, is ideal for a variety of tasks, including touching-up moulding shapes and restoration projects.’
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