Hubert Duca Blacksmith Shop :
Title:
Frank DeKelver's babbitt hammer
Catalog Number:
1991.98.13
Description:
Babbitt hammer with a metal handle and a head made of lead and tin used to make a soft blow that limits scratching or marring surface of work piece.
Size:
W-3.3 L-12.25 inches
People:
DeKelver, Frank
Kid Tales:
Babbitt is a soft metal which allowed this hammer to be used to hit surfaces without making marks.
Subjects:
Hammers
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