Wood handled chasing hammer with 1.25 " head. Perfect for use in texturing and forming metals, from soft copper, brass or silver to karat gold. Ergonomic wooden handle helps you to grip it and use less effort when working metal. This hammer is used in our beginning metalsmithing classes at our store in Raleigh, NC.
A tip about how to hold your hammer:
Grip the ball-shaped part at the end of this hammer, don't 'choke up' and hold it near the head. You'll get a better result and you will do less damage to your own hands and wrist while you are working.