Fretz HMR-304 Embossing Hammer

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SKU: 137.341-EH
$94.95

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New in 2015 from Bill and Jordan Fretz, these Extra Large Silversmith Hammers are for when you need to move thicker metals without having to exert yourself. The weight of these hammers make the process of hammering heavy gauge metal easier because the weight of the hammer does the work rather than your arm and shoulders. These hammers do require some added strength to weld but they don't have to be used with anger. Rather let the size and weight of these extra-large silversmiths hammer do the work for you.

These hammers are considerable larger than anything Fretz has offered in the past with hammer weights including handles ranging from 350 to 800 grams (3/4 lbs to 1-3/4 lbs). The handles are fantastic as you have come to expect from Fretz, well-formed, smooth to the touch and nicely finished with thicker diameters than the Fretz Large Silversmith line. Heads are cast 422 Stainless Steel with fully polished ends. For use with non-ferrous metals. These hammers are available individually or in a set of 5. See part number 137.341-KIT for kit.

The HMR-304 has a short heavy head that is easy to control while working on shallow concave shapes. The faces are rounded crosspeins. The weight of the hammer makes the process of hammering heavy gauge metal easier because the weight of the hammer does the work rather than swinging a lighter hammer with great arm force. The HMR-304 makes a bold texture on fold formed shapes.

AspectSpecification
BrandFretz
Face ShapeCross-pein
Face Sizes30 x 20mm & 30 x 15mm
Overall Length11"
Head Length128mm
Head TypeForming
Head Weight14.8 oz. (420g)
Country of OriginVietnam

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