Hannah's Hammer

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Project by Matthew Eye posted 11-17-2015 09:27 PM 792 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I decided to make a hammer for my girlfriend for her birthday as she did not have one.
It isn’t meant to be used as an everyday framing hammer, but she certainly does use it and love it.
The flecking in the WO between the letters is beautiful, first photo. I shaped the handle first on the bandsaw and then on the belt sander, then finally by hand. Because her name, Hannah, is a palindrome, her name can be read from either side of the hammer, pretty cool.

Made of White oak and black walnut
Finish Boiled Linseed Oil

-- "When it comes to working on stuff, buying more tools usually helps" - Matthew Eye

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#1 posted 11-17-2015 09:37 PM

this is Beautiful!!!! I didn’t realize how you did her name until I looked at all the pics, toooooo nice to use.

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#2 posted 11-17-2015 11:32 PM

Now that’s just too cool. Should have scored you several points. Nice work.

-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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#3 posted 11-17-2015 11:46 PM

Took me a minute to figure out how you did that…. VERY COOL !

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#4 posted 11-18-2015 03:49 AM

That is one cool hammer handle, Matthew!

-- God bless, Candy

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#5 posted 11-18-2015 08:29 AM

Great idea and awesome result!

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