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Shop-Made Brass Hammers

  • McMaster-Carr
    1 1/4" Brass … 8951K53
    1 1/2" Brass … 8951K55
  • Rockler
    Darkening Solution … 73808

Before applying the darkening solution to the brass hammer head, be sure to sand the surface with 400-grit sandpaper. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions on the label when applying the darkening solution. When it was dry, I scuffed up the corners with a Scotch-Brite pad to add to the “aged” look.


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