FRETZ LARGE NARROW RAISING HAMMER
Raising is for creating a seamless form without thinning the metal. The metal is not stretched but is compressed.
Fretz model: HMR-103
Features 2 differently bowed faces
Head length: 102mm (4")
Face #1: 22.5 x 6mm
Face #2: 22.5 x 7.5mm
Overall length: 255mm (10")
(Measurements are approximate)
Fretz SilversmithÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s Hammers are unlike any hammers you have ever seen or held before. Only when a Fretz hammer is in your hand, can you fully appreciate or even believe the exquisiteness. With a Fretz hammer, form not only meets function, it meets beauty as well.
Master Silversmith Bill Fretz has designed hammers that are perfect for each step of the forming process; planishing, raising, embossing, riveting, forging. Each hammer has a similar feel making it easy to switch from one to another. Be careful though, once you have a Fretz hammer in your hand, you wonÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢t want to put it down.