Hammers and Mallets

Woodworkers are forever pounding, tapping, or adjusting something, or so it seems. There are nails to drive, plane irons to set, furniture to assemble, and dovetails to chop. And for all of these jobs, there is at least one specially designed hammer or
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  • Why a Mallet Beats a HammerQ & A: Why a Mallet Beats a Hammer

    by Philip C. Lowe

  • A Mallet is a Must-HaveA Mallet is a Must-Have

    by Philip C. Lowe

    With its massive square head, a woodworker's joinery mallet is light enough to control but heavy enough to deliver plenty of power where you need it. The joinery ...

  • Hammers and MalletsHammers and Mallets

    by Mario Rodriguez

    Sometimes a little coercion is the most efficient response to a stubborn joint. From a 12-oz. curved-claw hammer to a Japanese hammer to a 2-lb. mason's lump hammer ...

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