Domed Chasing Hammer plus Nylon & Dapping Ball Peen Heads, Dapping Tools, Nylon hammer, work hardening jewelry and metal working tools

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Chasing Hammer includes Nylon, and Ball Peen Dapping Head, 3 Pc Jewelers Hamme Kit, Wire working and Stamping Hammer

Domed Chasing Hammer plus Nylon & Dapping Ball Peen Heads, Dapping Tools, Nylon hammer, work hardening jewelry and metal working tools - SHIPPING INCLUDED!

3 Hammers in one!

Includes:
Domed Chasing Hammer
Dapping Ball Peen Head
Nylon Head

Beadsmith "Whammer" includes 3 metalforming heads:

*Polished Steel Domed Chasing Hammer

A* Nylon Hammer head - wire, blanks and sheet metal hardening and remove dents and flatten;

A *Steel Dapping Hammer - 1/4" doming head - Texture; dimple; form; create hammered edges and riveting!

*7.5" ergonomic textured grip handle

The ergonomic design of the textured handle grip increases control of strikes.

The weight of the hammer head makes work easier, sparing energy by reducing the striking force required to perform your work.

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Educational - Metalsmithing Tips:

(Originally published in Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist April 2010.)

Moving, Stretching, and Fold-Forming Metal

"Steel makes jewelry metal move better, stronger, and faster than anything else." Use a steel block under metal when stamping, texturing, or forming.

Stretch or move? "There are two basic ways to form metal: you can stretch or compress it by deformation, or you can move it without deforming it. Anvils and blocks are usually wood, plastic, or steel, and you can use steel, wood, hide, or plastic striking tools (hammers, punches, or blocks) with them." To help you figure out which combination of tools will help you achieve the results you want, remember these two rules: steel + steel = stretch, and steel + wood, plastic, or hide = move.

"Metal will generally take the shape of whatever the harder surface is." If you strike metal on a wood block with a steel hammer, that metal will typically curl up toward the hammer.
Do the opposite: Strike curled metal on a steel block with a rawhide, wood, or plastic mallet, and the curled metal will flatten toward the steel.

Consequently, "If you strike a flat piece of annealed metal with a steel hammer on a flat steel block, the metal will move away from the hammer without curling up, depending on the shape of its face. The force of the strike and the shape of the hammer face determine how far and deep the metal moves."

"You can gently refine a curve or cupped form in metal without stretching it by using a flat wood block and a curved wood or plastic hammer on the inside of the curve or cup."
Domed Chasing Hammer plus Nylon & Dapping Ball Peen Heads, Dapping Tools, Nylon hammer, work hardening jewelry and metal working tools - SHIPPING INCLUDED!

3 Hammers in one!

Includes:
Domed Chasing Hammer
Dapping Ball Peen Head
Nylon Head

Beadsmith "Whammer" includes 3 metalforming heads:

*Polished Steel Domed Chasing Hammer

A* Nylon Hammer head - wire, blanks and sheet metal hardening and remove dents and flatten;

A *Steel Dapping Hammer - 1/4" doming head - Texture; dimple; form; create hammered edges and riveting!

*7.5" ergonomic textured grip handle

The ergonomic design of the textured handle grip increases control of strikes.

The weight of the hammer head makes work easier, sparing energy by reducing the striking force required to perform your work.

I ship within 24 hours of receipt of confirmation of payment.

Thank you for shopping ArtJewelryBeadsNMore

WIRE:

http://www.etsy.com/shop/ArtJewelryBeadsNMore?section_id=11789083

DESIGN STAMPS:

https://www.etsy.com/shop/ArtJewelryBeadsNMore?section_id=14129767

BLANKS:

https://www.etsy.com/shop/ArtJewelryBeadsNMore?section_id=14134878

TOOLS, EZ Rivet, polishing and soldering tools and supplies, bench blocks, hammers, hole punches, etc:

http://www.etsy.com/shop/ArtJewelryBeadsNMore?section_id=11792516

*******************************


Educational - Metalsmithing Tips:

(Originally published in Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist April 2010.)

Moving, Stretching, and Fold-Forming Metal

"Steel makes jewelry metal move better, stronger, and faster than anything else." Use a steel block under metal when stamping, texturing, or forming.

Stretch or move? "There are two basic ways to form metal: you can stretch or compress it by deformation, or you can move it without deforming it. Anvils and blocks are usually wood, plastic, or steel, and you can use steel, wood, hide, or plastic striking tools (hammers, punches, or blocks) with them." To help you figure out which combination of tools will help you achieve the results you want, remember these two rules: steel + steel = stretch, and steel + wood, plastic, or hide = move.

"Metal will generally take the shape of whatever the harder surface is." If you strike metal on a wood block with a steel hammer, that metal will typically curl up toward the hammer.
Do the opposite: Strike curled metal on a steel block with a rawhide, wood, or plastic mallet, and the curled metal will flatten toward the steel.

Consequently, "If you strike a flat piece of annealed metal with a steel hammer on a flat steel block, the metal will move away from the hammer without curling up, depending on the shape of its face. The force of the strike and the shape of the hammer face determine how far and deep the metal moves."

"You can gently refine a curve or cupped form in metal without stretching it by using a flat wood block and a curved wood or plastic hammer on the inside of the curve or cup."

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