This is a heavier hammer, meant to move a lot of steel rapidly, or to forge heavy stock or drive chisels, punches and mandrels. The rounded face allows it to create curved surfaces with ease, and to facilitate aggressive forging against the rounded edge of the anvil or the anvil horn. The square face allows for driving tools, smoothing of steel, and usage of the edges as fullers. Forged from 1045 steel, and hardened and tempered for maximum toughness, at the same time avoiding excessive hardness which can lead to chipped edges and dings on your anvil.
Please note: All hammers are hand-forged, resulting in a final product that is unique and unrepeatable with some variation from the photo. Your hammer will look similar and meet the specifications described here. Please allow 2 – 3 weeks for forging and delivery.