Perhaps the most iconicDIYtool, the hammer is an essential part of any serious tool kit. However, there is more than one type of hammer available from Homebase. A claw hammer comes with one blunt end and one curved claw end for removing nails and small demolition jobs. You might also needclamps, pliers and wrenchesfor these purposes.
A club hammer is a larger type of hammer used for demolition and for hammering large objects into the ground, such as marquee poles and fence posts. This is a job that you might also use a rubber mallet for, as this can reduce vibrations when striking an object - something you need to consider when usingpower toolstoo.
A pin hammer is used for delivering large force to small areas, with regular mallets usually delivering a large force to a large area. A hammer or mallet gives your arm extra length and pivotal force for increasing your own power. It is often necessary to have this increased strength when carrying out many DIY jobs. Check out the range at Homebase if you need a new hammer for improving or maintaining your home.
This Craftright sledge hammer will make light work
of construction and demolition jobs in the home or garden. Features: Hardened carbon steel head for durability, soft grip handle designed for comfort and control Additional information: 360mm handle length, 1800g head ...
The 159 piece Supatool Cantilever Toolkit is ideal
for use around the home or on the go. This kit includes a 1/4"and 3/8" socket set, hammer, screwdrivers, bit driver and bits, precision screwdriver set, hex key sets, adjustable wrench, combination ...