Some popular woodworking hammers of the 1920s, 1930s & 1940s

Last updated: 3 August 2019


Joinery work hammers

Warrington style cross-peen hammers were mostly used for joinery work during this period.

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Stanley Warrington style hammer with pincers for nail pulling plus nail set


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Record - Marples 8 oz. Warrington style hammer

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RECORD MARPLES
Head stamp and handle decal


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Wm. Whitehouse 6 oz. Warrington style hammer
(Post WWII)

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WHITEHOUSE
Head stamp and handle decal


General Carpentry nail hammers

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Maydole 16 oz. straight claw nail hammer

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711½ Maydole catalog model number stamp on end of handle

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D. MAYDOLE
Head stamp


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Vaughan 18 oz. curved claw nail hammer

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Original handle with remnants of factory label

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VAUGHAN
Head stamp


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Cheney 16 oz. curved claw nail hammer

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CHENEY
LTTLE FALLS N.Y.

Head stamp

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Unique patented nail holder


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Belknap Blue Grass 16 oz. curved claw nail hammer

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Blue Grass Head Stamp

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BLUE GRASS
(handle decal)


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Atha 11 oz. curved claw nail Hammer

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Horse shoe Atha trademark head stamp


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Stanley 16 oz. curved claw nail hammer

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Typical head stamp on post WWII Stanley hammers


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Plumb 16 oz. curved claw nail hammer

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Typical head stamp


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