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AB 81-62 c

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What is it?
Hammer
What is it made of?
Wood/Steel
Where is it from?
Kyoto, Japan
When was it made?
1970-1979
Object ID
AB 81-62 c
Description

This wood and steel, hand-forged carpenter's hammer is one of a set of three that provide a representative sample of Japanese hammers. It was used in the construction of The Japanese House in 1979. The hammer has one flat face and one pointed end as well as a wooden handle with a manufacturer's sticker on the side. The hammer was used for many aspects of woodworking. The hammers in this set were made in a Japanese fashion not used in the West, providing a superior balance.

Credit
Gift of Yasuimoku Komuten Co., Ltd., 1979
AB 81-62 c Hammer