Free 173 Best Homemade Tools eBook:  
Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: Hammer Brass Aluminum Steel 6.5 ounce head

  1. #1
    Supporting Member jjr2001's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2016
    Posts
    817
    Thanks
    1,092
    Thanked 1,547 Times in 493 Posts

    jjr2001's Tools

    Hammer Brass Aluminum Steel 6.5 ounce head

    I needed a few small hammers for my shop. My store bought ball peen hammer was
    a bit too heavy for light work as was the set of hammers I made a while back.
    http://www.homemadetools.net/forum/b...821#post105498
    http://www.homemadetools.net/forum/h...820#post105496
    http://www.homemadetools.net/forum/s...822#post105499

    I was targeting 8 oz for the heaviest and ended up with 6.5 ounce for the brass head.
    The handle is shorter than my earlier hammers but still has considerable weight.
    Handle was turned from 3/4 brass and the heads are all turned down to 7/8".
    The heads are 2.250" long. They feel pretty good and I think they will work out fine.
    One brass, one aluminum, and one steel. Only one handle was made which saves some
    space in my tool box. The thread is 3/8-16 so that handles and heads may be exchanged
    between most of my shop made hammers.

    I think I have hammers covered!

    Cheers, JR
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails Hammer Brass Aluminum Steel 6.5 ounce head-img_2514.jpg   Hammer Brass Aluminum Steel 6.5 ounce head-img_2515.jpg  
    Back to the shop.

  2. The Following User Says Thank You to jjr2001 For This Useful Post:

    Seedtick (03-12-2019)

  3. #2
    Content Editor
    Supporting Member
    DIYer's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2013
    Posts
    3,091
    Thanks
    462
    Thanked 989 Times in 912 Posts


    Thanks jjr2001! We've added your Hammer to our Hammers category,
    as well as to your builder page: jjr2001's Homemade Tools. Your receipt:





    Post your reply!
    Join 41,949 of us and get our 173 Must Read Homemade Tools eBook free.



    173 Must Read Homemade Tools

  4. The Following User Says Thank You to DIYer For This Useful Post:

    jjr2001 (03-12-2019)

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Tags for this Thread

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •