Wooden Hammer Name Plate

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Project by Bagtown posted 02-25-2012 12:47 AM 3315 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a hammer I cut my name into with my scroll saw a few years back. I made a bunch for custom orders. The idea came from a Patrick Spielman book. In the book the plan was to make a jig to hold the hammer to stop it rolling if the head wasn’t on the table. I just took a piece of plywood that was big enough to make a larger table for the saw, drilled a small hole in it and double sided taped it to the saw table. Hammer was from the discount store for $5.00.
Makes a nice nameplate.
Was very slow to cut.
IIRC I used a #5 PGT blade.

Thanks for looking,


-- Mike - In Fort McMurray Alberta

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#1 posted 02-25-2012 01:39 AM

Very Cool Mike.

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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#2 posted 02-25-2012 01:43 AM

Nice touch!

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#3 posted 02-25-2012 02:34 AM

Good one. I have that book.

-- If I had only known, I would have been a locksmith. - Albert Einstein

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#4 posted 02-25-2012 04:15 AM

I like the look of that Mike.
Great idea for a present or for a retired hammer.


-- Kiefer

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#5 posted 02-25-2012 06:41 PM

Nice Job, I like it

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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#6 posted 02-26-2012 01:45 AM

I like it! Though I am thinking if I did it I may fill the gaps in with colored epoxy. But still, very nice.

-- -Joshuah

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#7 posted 12-31-2012 02:50 AM

Beautiful work!

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#8 posted 12-31-2012 03:22 AM

Thanks Mytoya.

-- Mike - In Fort McMurray Alberta

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