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 +====== Forging Hammers ======
 +These hammers are special purpose tools for smithing. They should not get circulated with the rest of the hand tools. Ask Dan J before you borrow them for something else.
  
 +=== Cross-Peen Hammers ===
 +These are the bread and butter hammer of blacksmithing,​ your #1 tool.
 +  * 1000g (2.2Lb) Peddinghaus
 +  * 1500g (3.3Lb) Peddinghaus
 +
 +=== Rounding Hammers ===
 +Kinda like a very shallow ball peen. Useful for moving metal laterally, more agressively than a cross peen.
 +  * 2Lb NC Forge
 +
 +=== Ball Peen Hammers ===
 +Useful for detail work that the Cross Peen is too aggressive/​large for. Used for heading rivets, making leaves, texturing.
 +  * 0.5Lb Harbor Freight
 +  * 1Lb Harbor Freight
 +  * 1.5Lb Harbor Frieght
 +  * 2Lb Harbor Freight
 +  * 2.5Lb Harbor Freight
 +
 +==== Location ====
 +  * Welding / Forging area at Lenox \\
 +
 +==== On lend from ====
 +  * Dan Jonke \\
 +
 +==== History ====
 +  * 04/25/13 - Arrived at Makerspace \\
 +
 +==== Notes ====
equipment/forginghammers.txt · Last modified: 2013/04/30 18:56 by dan_dude