Power Hammer Technique

Hammer-in at Paul Fontaine's Heritage Wrought Iron. 12 Apr 2014
2014-04-12 09.29.10 IMG 8690 2014-04-12 09.30.37 IMG 8691 2014-04-12 09.33.08 IMG 8692 2014-04-12 09.33.12 IMG 8693
2014-04-12 09.33.19 IMG 8694 2014-04-12 09.34.09 IMG 8695 2014-04-12 09.34.42 IMG 8697 2014-04-12 09.35.50 IMG 8698
2014-04-12 09.40.18 IMG 8701 2014-04-12 09.40.27 IMG 8702 2014-04-12 09.54.16 IMG 8707 2014-04-12 09.57.58 MVI 8709  Texturing stock, Finish that Paul uses, types of fuller dies, Super quench, Leaf finial die.
2014-04-12 10.13.48 2014-04-12 10.15.56 2014-04-12 10.16.20 2014-04-12 10.16.29
2014-04-12 10.16.37 2014-04-12 10.17.37 2014-04-12 10.17.43 2014-04-12 10.19.10
2014-04-12 10.23.33 2014-04-12 10.24.18 2014-04-12 10.24.22 2014-04-12 10.25.12
2014-04-12 10.25.34 2014-04-12 10.26.04 2014-04-12 10.27.15 2014-04-12 10.32.19  Making grapes
2014-04-12 10.41.14 2014-04-12 10.41.46 2014-04-12 10.42.24 2014-04-12 10.45.18
2014-04-12 10.52.11 2014-04-12 10.52.23 2014-04-12 10.53.04 2014-04-12 10.53.57
2014-04-12 10.54.03 2014-04-12 10.54.09 2014-04-12 10.55.27 2014-04-12 12.12.25  Making springs for a die.
2014-04-12 12.12.34  Making springs for a die. 2014-04-12 12.12.42  Making springs for a die. 2014-04-12 12.12.49  Making springs for a die. 2014-04-12 12.13.37  Hossfeld bender.
2014-04-12 12.15.00  How a radiused bottom die is formed. 2014-04-12 12.15.23  Swage blocks, a useful tool. 2014-04-12 12.22.36  Textured vines, created in power hammer die. 2014-04-12 12.25.26  Thumb latch door handle.
2014-04-12 12.25.38  Thumb latch door handle. Note the element in the middle of the handle. 2014-04-12 12.26.27  Making the middle element in the door handle. Using a special spring die. 2014-04-12 12.26.33  Making the middle element in the door handle. Using a special spring die. 2014-04-12 12.26.38  Making the middlel element in the door handle. Using a special spring die.
2014-04-12 12.26.48 2014-04-12 12.27.43  The end result for the door handle. 2014-04-12 12.28.40 2014-04-12 12.32.42  Necking down the handle around the middle element before drawing out further on the power hammer.
2014-04-12 12.33.49  Drawing out the handle further. 2014-04-12 12.33.56 2014-04-12 12.34.54  Setting the stopper length. 2014-04-12 12.35.15
2014-04-12 12.35.19 2014-04-12 12.35.21 2014-04-12 12.37.03  Tapering to start the leaf of the handle. 2014-04-12 12.37.09  Drawing out the shape.
2014-04-12 12.37.16  Drawing out the shape. 2014-04-12 12.37.56 2014-04-12 12.38.50  Drawing out the sides of the leaf. 2014-04-12 12.39.59
2014-04-12 12.43.28  Tools for punching the slot in the handle. 2014-04-12 12.44.01  Punching the slot. 2014-04-12 12.44.09 2014-04-12 12.44.16
2014-04-12 12.44.27 2014-04-12 12.47.07  Bending the handle. 2014-04-12 12.47.17  One side done. 2014-04-12 12.47.25  Refining the bend.
2014-04-12 12.48.17 2014-04-12 12.50.28  Necking the other side. 2014-04-12 12.50.47  Drawing out the other side of the handle. 2014-04-12 12.51.02
2014-04-12 12.53.05  2nd leaf. 2014-04-12 12.53.14  Refining the shape. 2014-04-12 12.53.20 2014-04-12 12.54.19
2014-04-12 12.56.12  Bending the other side. 2014-04-12 12.56.35 2014-04-12 12.56.45 2014-04-12 12.56.52
2014-04-12 13.02.37  Making the thumb latch. 2014-04-12 13.02.45 2014-04-12 13.03.05 2014-04-12 13.03.22
2014-04-12 13.03.29 2014-04-12 13.07.20 2014-04-12 13.07.26 2014-04-12 13.08.15
2014-04-12 13.08.39 2014-04-12 13.10.03 2014-04-12 13.11.02 2014-04-12 13.13.34
2014-04-12 13.16.36  Tool used for forming the thumb latch. 2014-04-12 13.19.55 2014-04-12 13.21.29  Putting the bend into the interior side of the latch. Used to raise to latch bar. 2014-04-12 13.21.37
2014-04-12 13.23.55 2014-04-12 09.42.36 MVI 8705  Paul discussing his Anyang Power Hammer. Shop made tooling, flat dies and die holder. 2014-04-12 11.05.32  Forming the springs for the tools.