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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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Rick M.

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#1 posted 498 days ago

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 498 days ago

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

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#3 posted 498 days ago

Such an effortless work. Nice!

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ericspaw

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#4 posted 498 days ago

Looks like nice hammers to adjust my Krenov planes.

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