Category Archives: Crucible Tool

More Lump Hammers Coming on Friday

Our second big batch of Crucible lump hammers will go on sale at noon (Eastern time) on Friday, Sept. 28. The price is $85 plus shipping. Details on the Crucible blog.

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Design Curves Back in Stock

Good news: We have 250 more sets of Design Curves in stock in our store. They are $37 a set plus shipping. If you make chairs or curvaceous furniture, you’ll find these curves a nice addition to your tool kit. … Continue reading

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Origin of the Lump Hammer

While the lump hammer appears in English workshops in the mid-20th century, I suspect its origins are much earlier. Read more about this topic on the Crucible Tool blog. — Christopher Schwarz

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Lump Hammers on Sale Wednesday

We will start selling Crucible Lump Hammers at noon Eastern on Wednesday. You can read all the details here. If you have questions or need assistance with Crucible, please use the help@crucibletool.com address. Sending questions to Lost Art Press will … Continue reading

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Too Bad We’re Not Charring the Handles

Because I have all these great shots of Raney burning handles with an oxy acetylene torch. (This photo was taken through welder’s goggles – hence the weird color.) We hope to open ordering for the lump hammer next week. — … Continue reading

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Don’t Buy Our Hammer (But do Buy One)

Sorry our lump hammer isn’t $5 and won’t wash your truck or cream your spinach. And if you think that $85 or $90 is crazy for something made by hand in the United States in small batches, then I wish … Continue reading

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Lump Hammers Are Almost Here

The first batch of Crucible Lump Hammers will be up for sale in our store very soon this month. This week I visited the Crucible Lab, where Raney showed me how the production run was progressing, and we discussed some … Continue reading

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