Definition of shavehook in English:



  • 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.’