Hammers

Every home improvement project needs a hammer. Find the best hammer for your project and learn how to use them with common hammer tips and techniques.

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Stuff We Love: 3 Distinctly Different Framing Hammers

This edition of Stuff We Love focuses in on three framing hammers with a variety of uses and nifty features.

Best Hammer Upgrades

Hammers aren't just a just a stick and a chunk of metal anymore. Check out this story for a bunch...


Curved or Straight: Which Hammer Claw Is Better?

When it comes to hammer claws there are basically two choices: straight, or curved. But which one should you choose?


What You Need to Know Before Buying a Hammer

Here's how to decide which hammer works for you, as well as our recommendations.


Which Is The Best Kind Of Hammer Head?

Not all hammer heads are created equal. But which one is the best?

8 Best Value Brand Hand Tools You Can Find at Home Depot

Heading to your favorite home-improvement store anytime soon? Treat yourself to some new hand tools! These best value hand tools...


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Differences Between a Hammer Drill and Rotary Hammer

Learn about these drills and don't let a little concrete get in your way

How to Use Water Hammer Arresters to Stop Banging Water Lines

Stop water hammer with simple add-on arresters


Heavy Hitting Sledge Hammer

We expect a lot from our sledgehammers. We want an indestructible head and a handle that can withstand overstrike.


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18 Incredibly Handy Hammer Hacks

The humble hammer is a go-to for most home improvement projects. But did you know it can do more than...


Replace a Maul Handle or Other Striking Tool Handle

A fiberglass handle will add years to the life of a sledgehammer or a splitting maul handle