2.5 pound decorated rounding hammer
2.5 pound decorated rounding hammer. 3 pounds total. The flat face is gently crowned, the rounding face is a "squased ball" radius. Hung on a 16" hickory handle. The handle is 1/2 octagonal cross section 1/2 oval. It has been flame blackened and oiled to better seal it.
The decoration work has been done both hot, and cold with chisels, beveling tools, and punches. Forged from 1045 it has been heat treated and tempered to a "bronze" for daily use.