5/22/15 – FUN FACT FRIDAY – FUN WITH HAMMERS – CAN YOU MATCH THE CORRECT HAMMER TO THE CORRECT PICTURE ? ? ?

1.  Traditional curved-claw WT 8 lb / LN 11¼ in. Drives nails well and removes them with the rocking action of its curved claw.

2.       Body mechanic’s WT 0.8 lb / LN 11½ in. Used along with a small curved anvil called a dolly to remove dents from car panels.

3.       Lineman’s WT 2.4 lb / LN 15 in. Well suited to driving big lag screws and hammering bolts in utility-pole work.

4.       Chasing WT 0.4 lb / LN 10½ in. Designed to hammer and shape metal jewelry.

5.       Titanium framing WT 2 lb / LN 16½ in. A titanium body with a sixteen-inch handle for maximum nail-extracting leverage.

6.       Solid-steel framing WT 2.2 lb / LN 16 in. Its one-piece forged-steel design resists breakage, and the waffle-pattern face grips nails.

7.       Welder’s WT 1 lb / LN 11½ in. The weird-looking spring handle increases comfort and dissipates heat.

8.       Ball-peen WT 2.2 lb / LN 13½ in. The peen can be used to shape the head of a rivet or reach into small recesses.

9.       Tinner’s WT 1.8 lb / LN 12½ in. The sharpened cross-peen can complete a folded seam or set a rolled edge.

10.   Prospector’s WT 2.0 lb / LN 12½ in. The head breaks rocks apart and the pick splits them cleanly along existing cracks.

11.   Electrician’s WT 1.8 lb / LN 14 in. A long-necked hammer that helps electricians drive nails in hard-to-reach places.

12.   Drywall WT 0.87 lb / LN 8 in. Chops errant bits of drywall and sets nails without breaking through walls’ paper faces.

13.   Toolmaker’s WT 0.4 lb / LN 7 in. Used for delicate work in the machine shop. The hole in the head is a magnifying glass.

14.   Soft-face WT 1 lb / LN 11¾ in. Hits metal, wood, plastic, or composite when the surface must not be damaged.

15.   Tack WT 0.4 lb / LN 10 in. The split end of the head is, essentially, a horseshoe magnet for holding nails in place.

16.   Dead-blow WT 1.4 lb / LN 11½ in. An iron fist in a velvet glove. A nonmarring hammer that hits with tremendous force.

17.   Railroad-spike maul WT 12 lb / LN 34½ in. For driving a railroad spike into a creosote-soaked tie.

18.   Stone sledge WT 8.6 lb / LN 31 in. Basically, a giant rock-breaking axe.

19.   Blacksmith’s sledge WT 7.6 lb / LN 31 in. Ideally designed for shaping a bar of white-hot steel.

20.   Sledge WT 11.2 lb / LN 34½ in. Best employed to drive wedges or knock rigid assemblies together or apart.

21.   Bushing WT 3.4 lb / LN 15½ in. Looks like a three-pound meat tenderizer, but adds a rough texture to stone.

22.   Half-hatchet WT 1.8 lb / LN 17½ in. Half hammer, half hatchet, all business.

23.      Brick WT 2.2 lb / LN 11½ in. The chisel side scores a line around a brick. The hammer snaps the brick in two

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Answer 1H, 2L, 3B, 4I, 5U, 6F, 7N, 8R, 9P, 10M, 11C, 12G, 13W, 14E, 15K, 16D, 17S, 18V, 19Q, 20O, 21T, 22A, 23Jhammer4

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