The Hook and Claw is a heavy duty prying tool designed for overhauling. Usually found on Ladder (Truck) companies, the Claw Tool is very practical for prying floorboards, baseboards, window casements and door frames. Drop forged, high alloy steel 6.5 in (17 cm ) opening Hook. Machine grooved hand grips and electroless nickel plating for improved function and appearance. Gently curved claw maximizes prying leverage. Serves as a nail/spike puller, lock remover and gas shut off tool.