The Hammer

I have been following several people recently as they build their tiny houses and we have featured a few of them here on the Tiny House Blog. I also have the privilege of watching Jay Shafer and the construction of the Fencl that he will be taking on his East Coast tour in May. I hope to share some pictures of the Fencl with you shortly.

To build your tiny house you need tools. I want to do a few posts on the basic tools you will need to construct your home. In this article we will cover the all important hammer. Hammers come in a wide range of weights and styles. The article below shows you how to choose the right type for the work at hand.

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I am a big fan of the magazine Fine Homebuilding and in the current issue they had a nice article on hammers. This article was based from a book called The Homeowner’s Ultimate Tool Guide. I have attached a pdf file with a chapter from this book about the different types of hammers and their uses, how to use a hammer and much more.

Please download the pdf file below and enjoy a good educational read. Also visit the Fine Home Building website for more great articles on building fine homes.

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Download Hammer.pdf

If you enjoyed this article and would like the book it is available here from Amazon.

The Homeowner’s Ultimate Tool Guide: Choosing the Right Tool for Every Home Improvement Job

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Andrew - March 25, 2009 Reply

Just a little thing, but it’s Fine Homebuilding.

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