Do you want to build a wooden house? Then tell me which tool is required most in order to construct a house of woods?  No matter how big house you want to built, you will always need a framing hammer to construct the same. You must be wondering that why this hammer? Then let me tell you that there are various kinds of hammers that are available in the market these days but all the different types have diverse features and they are used for different purposes. Therefore, it is important to have right type of tool for every job. Here we are going to discuss about those hammers which are needed for constructing wooden residence.

More about framing hammers?

These hammers come with a weighty duty rip and straight claw and these are basically used for the purpose of framing houses of woods. The following features make it different from usual claw hammers:

  • Serrated face,
  • Longer handle, and
  • Additionalweight

Aforesaid elements allow large nails to drive into dimensional hobble quickly and its ragged face prevents the framing hammer from falling off of pin heads.

framing hammer

Factors to be considered while purchasing framing hammers:

Once you are done with the decision of which kind of hammers you want, then you have to choose from the several variations like material, size, claws and few other characteristics. So do you want to have a right tool or just want to end up by having a wrong hammer? Obviously, nobody wants to purchase a wrong product, hence it is desirable to consider the following factors in order to come up with the right framing hammer:

  • The weight of this hammer is usually more than the regular ones.
  • The length will also be more by few inches.
  • Claws of these hammers are typically more flat.
  • The pulverized face of this type of hammer is usually more rigid.
  • One should also consider the price factor and choose that hammer which they can easily afford.

Few tips for buying right framing hammers:

  • If you are having large projects, only then you should consider constructing hammers otherwise, switch to the regular ones.
  • If a person is having any issue with his hand or wrist, then consider not buying this product.
  • If you are having regular use of these hammers or you are indulge in carpentry sort of work, then you should go for purchasing this hammer.

One should give more preference to titanium hammers in comparison to the hammers made up of steel because they are light weighted and economical as well. Hammers which are not heavy allow faster swings. Therefore one should consider these factors if they want to have hammers that ensures longevity and are easy to handle. The framing hammers are also preferred because it costs two third of the total cost of regular hammers. People should test the hammers in the store before buying the same.

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