Veneering Hammer

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Project by Phildo92027 posted 2319 days ago 1956 views 3 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This veneer Hammer was made for me by Russ Filbeck. It is very beautiful, hand friendly, and it work’s!

-- Phil, Near San Diego, CA

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Myron Wooley

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#1 posted 2319 days ago

Beautiful. Do you lubricate the blade with anything (hide glue, maybe?) while you’re using it?

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#2 posted 2319 days ago

Nice, what’s the insert part made of?

-- Only the Shadow knows....................

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#3 posted 2319 days ago

Looks good. Have you used it much?

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#4 posted 2319 days ago

Osage and walnut? The wood combo looks neat.

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#5 posted 2319 days ago

The hammer is used to smooth veneer after hide glue has been applied. The hide glue is worked from above with the hammer; more can be applied if everything is not smoothed out. The insert is made of aluminum. I haven’t had a chance since it was given to me. I’ve been “stocking up ” on veneering supplies :-) Myron knows what that’s about.
The wood is beautiful. The osage orange comes from a tree on his Russ’ Grandfather’s farm.

-- Phil, Near San Diego, CA

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#6 posted 2318 days ago

Beautiful hammer – I really like the wood combination.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#7 posted 1250 days ago

very nice

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop,

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