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Old 01-26-2020, 07:45 PM
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So I dug a ball pein hammer that my research shows it in a 1969 sears catalog. Iíve cleaned it up but whatís the best way to make the stamp/engraving stand out? Itís visible but Iím wanting it noticeable. Nail polish and sanding? Whatís your thoughts?


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Can you add a picture?

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Old 02-01-2020, 02:17 PM
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Can you add a picture?


Itís finished now, I filled it in with black nail polish then sanded with 400 grit.





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That turned out pretty nice!

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Old 02-01-2020, 07:39 PM
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That turned out pretty nice!


Thanks, I just wish I took some before pictures. It was pretty bad off, I didnít expect it to come out like that.


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Old 02-26-2020, 12:29 AM
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Thought Iíd add my blacksmith/ metal worker rivet hammer/cross pein hammer..




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Very nice hammers there man!

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Old 02-26-2020, 03:59 PM
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Hereís either a chisel or wedge I dug on the same hill, it was extremely rough so I used electrolysis on it (first time ever) I think it turned out pretty good but I wonít be putting it back to use. There was logging here way back in the day so Iím not sure which it is.


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What u think logging wedge? Logging happened there, or chisel, canít think of any reason for the area. Any age guesses? Couldnít tell what it was from the rust.


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