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I haven't used a hammer in my shop in probably a year. Wood mallets where it's at.
 

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I built an 8' X 10' garden shed a few years ago, just for fun the challenge was to do it without the use of a hammer, I did end up using a hammer to install the asphalt shingles, could have bought a nail gun but decided it was not worth it.

I am using my grandfathers hammer, it is 100 years old, handle has been replaced four times, head twice. :)
 

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so it's not OEM?

I built an 8' X 10' garden shed a few years ago, just for fun the challenge was to do it without the use of a hammer, I did end up using a hammer to install the asphalt shingles, could have bought a nail gun but decided it was not worth it.

I am using my grandfathers hammer, it is 100 years old, handle has been replaced four times, head twice. :)
4 New handles, 2 new heads, what's left of the original....memories?
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We should have a contest. :eek:
Who has the most hammers and photo evidence only.
Mallets are a separate category.
Sledges over 4 lbs are not allowed.
Anyone interested? :blink:
First prize is ....:drink::hammer:
 

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Yaa for hammers! I still have four that I used in the trade for over 40 years. One Estwing with leather handle and the others have wood handles. Still use them daily.
 

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Now your talking! A sea of hammers. I'm all in!


We should have a contest. :eek:
Who has the most hammers and photo evidence only.
Mallets are a separate category.
Sledges over 4 lbs are not allowed.
Anyone interested? :blink:
First prize is ....:drink::hammer:[/QUOTE]
 

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What's the prize for this contest? Since we can't count sledges, I'll go ahead and state that beyond a four pounder, I have, and they do get used, 6,8,10,12,and 20-doesn't include stone working heavy cutters, just regular sledge hammers. I'm assuming this is just for carpenter hammers, and doesn't include metal working, stone work, or blacksmithing.
 

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probably no prize, just pride

What's the prize for this contest? Since we can't count sledges, I'll go ahead and state that beyond a four pounder, I have, and they do get used, 6,8,10,12,and 20-doesn't include stone working heavy cutters, just regular sledge hammers. I'm assuming this is just for carpenter hammers, and doesn't include metal working, stone work, or blacksmithing.

My idea is that it should include metal working hammers, tin bangers and body hammers, upholstery tackers, crate openers, combo hammer/prybars, any hammer with a metal head, no plastic.
It will be cool to see all the brands, like say Estwing, Plumb, Stanley, Vaughn, etc.....
This is not my thread so feel free to ignore me. :yes: Not wanting to hijack it. BTW that's a beauty, that Dalluge!

Just when I thought I had some hammers.....
Yahoo Image Search

I want this one:

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I have a few eastwigs of course, a 3 lb one piece sledge from Home Depot husky brand I love, but most of mine after that is all harbor freight and tool dead blows and hammers of all types from there they are extremely cheap and last for me anyway
 

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There was a post, a few days ago, where some member turned a "carver's hammer"? I think it's called? I couldn't find it, so I hacked into this old thread ... seemed fitting.
Anyway, I have seen them many times, like the look even if I don't ever use it. Laminated some pallet wood together and made one. Feels good in my hand ... but I still don't know what they're sued for, exactly, so I might never actually hit anything with it.
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I also made a more useful hammer. Head's made from a 4x4 and the handle is more laminated pallet wood.
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I've already moved some pieces into alignment with this one. Not too heavy, also feels good in my hand.
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I never knew how much fun a lathe would be. SO glad Wife talked me into buying one.
 

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Back in 1976 I bought an Estwing hammer with that weird blue plastic handle. Its still the only general purpose hammer that I own. I also have a tack hammer, and a ball peen hammer, and a mallet, and a rubber mallet.
 

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OK, I have 4 hammers which wish to remain anonymous. I've got one Tru-Test, one True Temper and the newest made by a company called China.
 
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