Hammers are an ancient and essential household utensil that come in a broad range of styles, designs and sizes and may be constituted of steel, fiberglass or wooden shafts, or handles. All hammering utensils have at least one hitting area, which is the side of the hammer that is used to drive nails, pins, buckles etc into wood or other materials.

Hammering utensils:

Wide ranges of hammering utensils are accessible, varying in shape, size, designs and weight. The differences are due to different utilization.

Claw Hammers:

it is called claw hammer as its face or head is shaped like a claw which is very useful for pulling out nails from the lumber. It can be labeled as most admired hammering utensil. The handle could be made of wood, steel and glass fiber having weight range 455-680g (16 to 24oz).

Ball Pein hammers:

Engineers’ use this type of hammer as it has rounded pein which is generally more beneficial for them. These are commonly used for giving required shape to metals. Handles are normally made of wood (hickory).

Cross and Straight Pein hammers:

Mostly they are used for giving shapes to metal. Cross pein is a common and useful household utensil, beneficial in giving a start to panel pins. Handles are generally made of wood.

Cross Pein Pin hammers:

cross pein pin hammers  are the lighter versions of the Cross and Straight Pein hammers. And this is perfectly made for lighter work like cabinet making and joining pieces.

Club Hammers: 

club hammers are used for light demolition work (inserting chisels) unlike demolition hammers. It structurally contains a head having two faces. It is recommended to wear safety glasses and gloves. Handles of this hammering utensil are normally wood or artificial resin.

Sledge Hammer 

they are commonly used for heavy work includes driving in pledges or to smash and split hard and cemented things. This hammering utensil also comes in the category of heavier hammers. Thus, for lighter work less force is required while it is swung in air with extensive effort for tough and heavier tasks. It is recommended to put on safety glasses.

Joiner's Mallet:

this hammering utensil is used to join together adjustable parts of wood or chisels, giving it the name of Joiners mallet. Ensure to taper the head slightly as it could be damaging or injurious. Both the handle and head are made of wood.

Soft-faced Hammers:

These hammers are available in various ranges for example head could be made of rubber, plastic or even copper. Sometimes it also gives the option of interchangeable heads. In some cases, it can also replace a mallet for making and reconstructing cabinet.

Special Hammers: 

special hammers are such a hammering tool which is devised to fulfill the needs of trade. These include a Brick Hammers, Woodcarving Mallet, Veneer Hammers, Upholsterer's hammers, and Sprig Hammers.

Power Hammers:

Generally these hammers are used for tough tasks like fitting in nails, staples, pins etc. they are considered as an ideal type of hammer for making floor board as they can fix large number of nails in shorter time and feasibly. They can be used for light duty (when fixing edge mouldings, picture frames etc) as well as heavy duty nailers like fixing floorboards and garden decking etc. They are also named as powered nailers.