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Forging Hammer Control: Deliver A Big Impact With The Least Effort

Understanding how the weight and face of your hammer interact can help you hit your target with the most force and the greatest of ease
As a farrier and a blacksmith by trade, I have done extensive research on hand-held forging hammers, as well as hammer techniques and control. My information has come from many different teachers and, of course, many more hours of forging.
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Driving Hammer Test Drives

There's no shortage of choices in this tool, but what should the beginner look for?
Farriers are known to be particular about their tools — none more so that the driving hammer – which comes into play every time a shoe is nailed onto the hoof.
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American Farriers Journal is the “hands-on” magazine for professional farriers, equine veterinarians and horse care product and service buyers.
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