Mini Ball Peen hammers

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Project by TexasNick posted 12-06-2012 05:40 PM 1438 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Talk about bored! I wanted a small project that wouldn’t take all day to finish, so here is what I did last Saturday morning. I spent about 2 hours total. I found a piece of 3/8” round stock laying around the shop and decided to make a mini-Ball peen hammer. I chucked it up in the drill press and went to work with some small files. Cut a Maple handle for the first hammer and Red Oak for the second. A couple of hours later, I could rest. What does one do with such small hammers you ask? I have no idea!

-- Experience: What you have left after you've lost everything else.

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#1 posted 12-06-2012 06:07 PM

Nice project, which reminds me I have a ball peen hammer that needs a handle, they don’t sell them around here anymore.


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#2 posted 12-06-2012 06:26 PM

I have some of those, in brass, for my jewelry work.
They cost about $20 each.

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#3 posted 12-06-2012 09:24 PM

Such an effortless work. Nice!

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#4 posted 12-06-2012 10:45 PM

Looks like nice hammers to adjust my Krenov planes.

-- I keep cutting and it is still too short.

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#5 posted 05-22-2014 08:55 PM


-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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