The predominant tool of the armourer. Similar in shape to the silversmithing hammers, armourer's hammers are normally 2-3 times heavier than a similar tool used to work silver. An even and accurate hammer stroke is necessary to the production of crisp interpretations. Modern armourers can acquire such tools through some blacksmithing supply houses or from European toolmakers such as Peddinghouse. Sometimes old hammers can be acquired, and modified if necessary to do the required task. A modern armourer will have from between 20 and 100 hammers that they use regularly, with most preferring 2 to 5 for most of the work and the rest serving specialized purposes. These are often bought from tool collectors or modifies to solve a particular problem. See Chronique: The Journal of Chivalry #6.
Although there's a baffling array of specialty hammers out there -- framing hammers, wallboard hammers, mason's hammers, ball-peen hammers, and tack hammers, to name a few -- most folks still use this tool to drive and pull nails. And for those tasks, your best bet is the plain-vanilla 16-ounce curved claw hammer. Home Improvement Encyclopedia
A hammer is a tool used to bang on things with a weighty head and a light handle extending at right angles to the head. It is used by holding the handle and swinging the weighted end and letting the momentum of the head do the work that a stone held in the hand could not. Hammers range in weight from a few ounces in a jewelers hammer to many pounds in a full sized sledge. A common size for daily use is 16 ounces. A hammer may have two striking faces, which may be similar or different, or it may have one striking face with the other replaced with some other useful addition, such as the claw hammer which has two curved blades with a V-shaped groove that will catch on nails so they can be pulled out using the lever action of the handle. Other relatively common hammers include tack, bodywork, framing, and sledge.
Just like what you use in putting nails in your walls. Hammers are used in eyelet setting and small hole punching. A scrapbook hammer is smaller and more portable but your typical hammer from the garage will do just as nicely.
A hammer is a tool meant to deliver blows to an object. The most common uses are for driving nails, fitting parts, and breaking up objects. Hammers are often designed for a specific purpose, and so their design varies quite a lot.
That part of a gunlock which strikes the percussion cap, or firing pin; the cock; formerly, however, a piece of steel covering the pan of a flintlock musket and struck by the flint of the cock to ignite the priming.
The hammer on a revolver or lever action rifle is located at the rear of the receiver or frame at some point behind the cartridge or percussion cap. The hammer may be hidden on some guns like shotguns and automatic pistols. The trigger releases the cocked hammer, which causes it to accelerate forward and strike the firing pin or cartridge primer. This fires the cartridge.
Also known as The lower bolt or the striker. This component, when released from the cocked position, strikes the valve assembly and forces it open. When this striking of the valve assembly by the hammer occurs, CO2 is allowed to pass through the valve assembly from the gas source to the paintgun barrel.
The part of the action which drives the firing pin to strike the primer in a cartridge gun, OR, The part of the action which carries the flint for a Flintlock gun, OR, The part of the action which strikes the cap in a Percussion gun: see Serpent below for Matchlock guns.
The hammer of a firearm was given its name for both resemblance and functional similarity to the common tool. The function of the hammer is to strike the firing pin in a firearm, which in turn detonates the impact-sensitive cartridge primer.
A 1-bar candlestick reversal pattern in which the open-close range is much smaller than a high-low range that prints well above average for that market. The real body must sit at one extreme of the high-low range to form a hammer.
A price pattern in candlestick charting that occurs when a security trades significantly lower than its opening, but rallies later in the day to close either above or close to its opening price. This pattern forms a hammer-shaped candlestick.
code name for AMD's first fully 64bit CPU. It is currently expected to sample in early 2001 and ship late 2001. Update 2002 Hammer is currently slated to ship in Q4 2002. This is the desktop/workstation version code name ClawHammer with an expected official name of Athlon XP 64. The server version will debut in the first half of 2003. It is code name SledgeHammer and the product name is Opteron.
Hammer is a 1972 blaxploitation film directed by Bruce Clark. The film was released following the successes of Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song and Shaft, notable 1971 films that popularized black cinema.