Texturing Hammer - Raw Silk
The Raw Silk Texturing Hammer is a planishing hammer with randomly ground heads that gives the texture of raw silk. Similar to a texture that could be rolled onto flat metal, but not possible with dimensional shapes. Made of 420 stainless steel and Padauk wood.
Planishing is smoothing the metal against a stake by making the hammer blows overlap. This is a stretching technique which forms the metal to the underlying stake. Planishing can be on flat, convex or concave shapes.
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