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Made a few plane hammers for gifts for some friends. I had a machinist friend make the brass heads for me and I turned the handles from a few different sticks I had laying around: The handles are curly maple, walnut burl, curly ash, Brazilian rosewood!!, ash and cherry. The wooden hammer tips are threaded on and are made from desert iron wood.

I needed only a few but my machinist made me a dozen, not sure what I am going to do with that many hammers…

This was a fun project and each one has little subtleties which make it unique.

-- Richard D. Wile, http://richard-wile.blogspot.ca/





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Jim Rowe

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#1 posted 721 days ago

These look really neat and practical. I could use one myself. I’m sure that local LJ’s will take them off your hands (for a small fee?).
Jim

-- It always looks better when it's finished!

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MonteCristo

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#2 posted 721 days ago

Very nice hammers !

-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""

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SamuelP

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#3 posted 721 days ago

Very nice. I second on taking one off your hands. If you want to de-clutter, just PM me.

-- -Sam - Tampa, FL- "A man who carries a cat by the tail learns somthing he can in no other way" -Mark Twain

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jcees

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#4 posted 721 days ago

Can I be your friend? HA, really nice job, your friends should be proud.

always,
J.C.

-- When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world. -- John Muir

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Gshepherd

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#5 posted 715 days ago

Beautiful Hammers… I love home made tools….

-- What we do in life will Echo through Eternity........

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Caleb James

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#6 posted 596 days ago

What is the diameter of the brass? I think I will make one like this. I have some 9/16” brass rod in the shop. Seems like 3/4” would be better though.

-- http://www.calebjameschairmaker.com, http://www.kapeldesigns.com

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rdwile

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#7 posted 589 days ago

These are 5/8” diameter brass rod, that’s plenty for a plane hammer. Good luck!

-- Richard D. Wile, http://richard-wile.blogspot.ca/

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