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Blacksmith Eye Punch Hammer for Hot Forging 2.5 lbs

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Blacksmith Eye Punch Hammer for Hot Forging 2.5 lbs

  • Hand-Forged Excellence: Each eye punch hammer is meticulously crafted by experienced blacksmiths to ensure durability and quality.
  • Perfect Eye Holes: Achieve precise and clean eye holes for your hammerheads, axe handles, and other metalwork projects. These punches, when used properly, can punch the eye in a wide range of hammers from about 1.5-pound all the way to 12 pound sledge size. This tool can also be used to punch holes in any stock over 3/8-inch thick for traditional joinery work and pass-throughs.
  • Versatile Tool: Ideal for both beginners and experienced blacksmiths, as well as metalworkers and DIY enthusiasts.
  • Durable Construction: Made from high-quality steel, this punch is built to last and withstand heavy use.
  • Comfortable Grip  & Peronalized: The ergonomic handle provides a comfortable and secure grip during use. We offer customized engraving on the wooden part of the handle. Whether it's your name, text, logo, or special message, we can carve it for you, adding a unique signature to your tool.

Technical Details:

Overall length: 14.5" (365mm)
Overall weight: 2.5lbs (1.13kg)
Hardness: Rockwell 48-52(HRC)
The material of the head: forged from C 70W2 steel, hardened and tempered
Handle material: ashwood
Engraving: we can make your personal engraving on the wooden part of the handle: text, logo

Hardening:
We preheat the hammer to about 1200°F (649°C).
Then we increase the temperature to 1450°F to 1500°F (788°C to 816°C).
Quench the hammer in the water.
Tempering:
To reduce the brittleness and increase toughness, tempering is essential.
We clean the surface of the hammer to expose bare metal. This helps in monitoring the tempering colours.
We heat the hammer in an oven. Aim for a temperature between 400°F to 500°F (trying to get 225°C) for a good balance of hardness and toughness.
W hold the temperature for at least an hour per inch of thickness.
Then we allow the hammer to cool to room temperature.
Testing and Verification:
After tempering, we test the hammer's hardness using a Rockwell hardness tester.
Also, we have a simple rebound test. we strike the hammer against an anvil; it should rebound without chipping or deforming.

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