Ripper - used by slater's for the removal of old roofing slates. Hardened and spring tempered blade to allow access between slates. Specially designed ground hook enables easy contact with nails and provides easier withdrawal. Slight incline on handle to allow easier access of the hand.
Axe - used for cutting and dressing slates and tiles prior to fixing. Fine, honed blade ensures accurate cutting. Spiked hook used for piercing slates to make holes.