Ship maul hammer

identifier

MOT V 91.0335

morphology

craft

craft

holotype

MOT V 91.0335 L=32cm WD=12cm WT=530gr

alias

pin maul hammer (syn.) (SALAMAN 1975: 233)

alias

spike maul hammer (syn.) (SALAMAN 1975: 233)

alias

top maul hammer (syn.) (SALAMAN 1975: 233)
description

The ship maul hammer is used to drive in and out heavy nails, bolts and stud nails and is mainly used by the shipwright. It is a heavy metal pointed hammer on a long handle. The point is straight and has the shape of a truncated cone. The tool is struck with a hammer or club hammer.

See also the hand punch. [MOT]