I am getting a new roof installed. Yesterday I watched them working for a while
and was surprised to see that some of the workers were using shingling hatchets.
I had just kind of assumed that they were no longer used, but obviously I am
I know that shingling hatchets were originally used for wood shingle roofing.
Do they still use them for shake roofing? I had not really thought about it
but just figured that the shakes came precut or were cut with a saw nowdays.
Not a big deal, I was just curious.
For those who don't know what a shingling hatchet is: