How To Use A Cross Pein Hammer
There is only one use for a cross pein hammer, however, there is more than one way to do its job. Here, you have a step-by-step approach to the use of a cross pein hammer.
This is a cross pein hammer. You have a ball pein hammer and a cross pein hammer. A ball pein hammer has a rounded end.
Cross pein hammer has got this flat blade on it. It's not sharp. It's got a flat end on there.
A normal hammer has a claw on it for removing nails like that. This doesn't. It's so that you can have it to help you put nails in.
These are little panel pins and they're very small, as you can see. If you were to try and hit one like that, you'd almost certainly hit yourself so, what you do is use the back, this little, thin blade, and just tap it in just enough to hold it there and then, you can use the face. It's just for that.
The little cross pin goes between your fingers and the nail is there enough to stand by itself. They hit it in. A couple of other ways of doing that with pins, you can use a pin pusher, a tube with a little bar that sticks out on the end.
That starts off a pin. Another way is a pair of needle nose pliers. Sometimes, you can't get in there with a cross pein hammer and that's the only way to do it.
So, there you go. A cross pein hammer is for putting in small panel pins. .