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Perhaps the most time-consuming part of deconstruction is nail removal, especially if you're dismantling wood floors. Skip the cat’s paw pry bar, which is bound to do damage, in favor of a nail puller with jaws that open and close around the nailhead. This type of hand tool has a built-in striker that lets you grab the nail without marring the wood; then all you need to do is pull back on the fulcrum to extract everything from big spikes to small finish nails.
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