Repousse / Chasing Hammer

Product Code: C77

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This repousse hammer (sometimes called a chasing hammer) is a versatile tool for forming and raising shapes from sheet metal.

The word 'repousse' comes from the French verb meaning 'to push back' and it is one of the oldest metalsmithing techniques in the world. Sheet metal is supported in a bed of warm pitch and punches are struck against it to bend and stretch it from the reverse to raise a design.

  • Size: approximately 27cm (10.5") in length, 14mm across and 28mm in diameter
  • Weight: 155 gms
  • This hammer is good for directly striking metal sheet and wire on a steel block, anvil, sandbag or on a stake to form complex curved and folded shapes
  • The highly polished face gives a large striking area and is slightly domed so the edges will not leave marks
  • The rounded end can be used to achieve a hammered texture
  • The wooden handle is shaped specifically for repetitive hammering work so it is comfortable to hold and the shape of the rounded end helps it to naturally return to the correct position to aid the hammering action

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Delivery Information:

DELIVERY OPTIONWEIGHTPRICE
UK StandardCalculated in shopping basket£3.95 - £6.95
UK Special DeliveryCalculated in shopping basketfrom £7.95
UK Saturday DeliveryCalculated in shopping basketfrom £14.00

*Orders for Special Delivery, Priority Signed for Service must be placed before 12pm, Monday to Friday. Heavy orders weighing over 1.5Kg must be placed before 10.30am - usually only orders containing machines and multiple tools. Special Delivery is prioritised and should arrive next day but this is not guaranteed. Special Delivery does not apply to Saturday and Sundays and deliveries for highlands & islands may take a little longer. Special Delivery and Saturday Delivery are signed for services.

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*Update to services -  Special Delivery, Priority Signed for Service is prioritised but no refund of delivery fees will be available for late deliveries.

UPDATE: 21st December 2020 - we have paused international deliveries and will resume as soon as we can.