Ball Pein Hammer 1/4′ x 1 3/4′ 1 oz. Made in the U.K.
The ball peen hammer was made for use in striking and shaping metal materials. It is the tool that is utilized to form the general shape of the material in metal fabrication. It is also used for hitting chisels and punches. In the past the peening hammer was used for the manufacture of swords and knife blades. After the metal has been formed in a cast into the desired sword or knife shape, it is filed roughly and then molded into its proper shape by means of a ball peen hammer.Made of drop forged polished hardened steel with a hardwood handle for solid striking force. One end flat and the other round.