The photo above shows, the materials I start with to create the finished hammer. A lot of people wonder what the difference is between a cast, machined, and forged hammer. It is all about grain structure. When metal is cast, it has a very large grain structure. Large grain structure only has so many bonds holding the piece together, and is not as strong, nor does it have as much rebound as a piece of metal with a tight refined grain structure created by forging. When metal is
In this weeks Edition of Tutorial Tuesday, I'll talk about snarling irons, and demonstrate how to use them. If you're intersted in owning a snarling iron, please ask. They will be a stock item soon, but right now they are made to order.