FRETZ PRECISION HAMMER - SHARP RAISING / TEXTURING
Raising hammers are used to form basic shapes shapes in metal without thinning the metal. The hammers are rounded on the edges and highly polished. The hammer faces are also curved.
Fretz model: HMR-412
Head length: 65mm (2-1/2")
Face sizes: 9 x 2mm and 9 x 1.5mm
Overall hammer length: 220mm (8-5/8")
Small, delicate, almost cute. Fretz precision hammers are scaled-down versions of the popular forming hammers from renowned silversmith Bill Fretz. Though there are small in size, that are definitely not small in performance. You can now achieve precision and finesse you need for fine wire and bezel.
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.