Sooner or later every tool gets used as a hammer

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There seems to be one (unfortunate) truism in the tool world: “Sooner or later every tool gets used as a hammer.”  With that in mind, the first tool to come out of Raven’s Edge Toolworks is a brass plane adjusting hammer.  It proved to be a great introduction to the world of metalworking machinery.  I turned the cylinder to final dimension and added the decorative v-groove at both ends.  I slightly rounded both of the faces of the hammer.  Then I milled a slot in the hammer head to accept a wooden handle.  Now I need to raid my wood stash for just the right piece of wood…

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