The Planishing Hammer is for smoothing metal. The round side is used if the metal has previous raising hammer marks and these need to be smoothed out. The flat side will refine the hammer marks from the rounded side of the Planishing Hammer to a nearly smooth finish. This is the m
The Wide Raising Hammer can be used to raise sheet metal into a bowl against a wooden stake or a metal T-stake. It is also useful for raising in cylinders to form a concave shape. This same hammer also makes it possible to planish subtle concave shapes.
The Large Embossing Hammer is used to dome metal from the inside. The metal is stretched from the inside as it is supported on a sandbag or a depression carved in wood. Doming a piece of metal before raising makes it easier to control because the shape becomes rigid. The Embossing