Jay Loden

Holiday Hammering - Punching the Eye 2

My friend Matthew Paul, a blacksmith and knifemaker in NY state, was working on a Christmas present for his father: a claw hammer hand-forged from reclaimed steel cut from an old pick. The steel was heated, hammered, and manipulated into shape with hard work and skill.

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