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Fretz Large Stretching Hammer

Fretz Large Stretching Hammer

HMR-301

Fretz's Large Stretching Hammer HMR-301 is a heavy hammer with an arched head. The curved broad crosspein face makes this an ideal hammer for stretch forming heavy gauge metal. Stretch forming is an ancient way of forming metal by hammering from the inside of a vessel or shape to change the thickness of the metal. The curved head follows the arm in an arc so a fairly deep concave metal surface can be easily worked against a wooden form or a flat anvil surface. Overall length 11-1/4". Shipping weight 1.6 lbs.

  • Head Weight 700 grams
  • Head Length 160 mm
  • Face Size 29 x 24 mm
  • Face Size 29 x 20 mm

The Basics

  • Fretz 300 Series Hammers are full-size, high-quality hammers with an average head length of 144 mm. The heavy weight heads are great for stretching and forming thick metal. They feature 420 stainless steel heads hardened to 50Rc and polished to a mirror-bright finish. 280 mm (11") long handles are meticulously fashioned from rosewood and shaped to provide perfect balance and control.
Item No. Price Qty
260-301
$82.50
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