Lump Hammers Back in Stock

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We’ve just delivered a large batch of Crucible lump hammers to our Indiana warehouse and they are available for sale and immediate shipment. The price is $85 plus shipping.

These hammer heads are milled out on a CNC, but everything else is done by hand – the surface finishing, the assembly, the detailing. As such, they will exhibit infinitesimal imperfections that are the result of a handmade product. If you are looking for perfectly extruded and plastic perfection, this is not the hammer you are looking for. Try the home center instead.

Each tool is a little different, thanks to the hickory, which has great variations in color, and the hand finishing of the heads, the hand-cut wedge and the hand assembly. I have personally inspected every one of these hammers with my eyes about 1” from the surfaces. They are gorgeous.

— Christopher Schwarz

 

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14 Responses to Lump Hammers Back in Stock

  1. Mark Fox says:

    I finally got lucky and caught the stock announcement before they all sold out again, and perfect timing since the handle on current bench hammer just split on me Wednesday night.

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  2. jpassacantando says:

    I bought one of these hammers when the last batch came available. I really didn’t need another hammer. I have a big Thor like wooden mallet, a round wooden mallet and a couple smithy hammers from flea markets. I just like hammers.

    I put the lump hammer to work for about four hours last Saturday. I was using it to drive Japanese chisels to cut a bunch of mortises, while repeatedly locking down and releasing a holdfast on my bench. It was the best hammer I’ve ever used. I loved driving the chisels with it. The weight seemed just right. And it looks really cool.

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  3. Wade Holloway says:

    Wow, sold out in less than 3 hours, bummer.

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  4. Tim Fradeneck says:

    I finally talked myself into taking the plunge only to be shorted; in a little over three hours you’ve sold out! Gentlemen this speaks volumes! I’ll have to set a notification for next time.

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  5. Matthew Cohn says:

    Any idea when the next batch is going to come through? Missed it again. I had the bad luck of checking right before the announcement went up.

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    • Mark Fox says:

      Hello Mathew, on the top of this page on the right hand side you can sign up for an Email Subscription for the blog here. When a blog entry is posted, you get an automatic email notification of the post. That’s how I was able to jump on getting a hammer this time around. I got the email notification of the post that hammers were available on my phone and I immediately jumped on and placed an order. Good luck next time!

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  6. Aaron White says:

    Dang man! I really need a hammer and don’t want to shell out money to settle on something I don’t want. I was watching the website several times a day and just thought they hadn’t been listed yet. Ever consider pre-orders? I’d love to just put my name on a list instead of salivating over a laptop.

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  7. Jack Ince says:

    I have one and they are beautiful; but I’m still looking for the dividers…

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  8. Marion J. Ince says:

    You said dividers were going to be available in early 2019- do you have an update?

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  9. mndak76 says:

    God dammmmmmmit!!!!
    Missed it again. Here’s a goal – next batch 125….. maybe even 150. Go crazy capitalist. “Greed is good”

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  10. Salko Safic says:

    Will you be selling hold fasts again?

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