Peening Hammer


A high quality Picard peening hammer, for use with a bar peen anvil.

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The Picard hammer is probably the best peening hammer that can be purchased new in the UK.

The hammers are supplied polished and are so shiny you can see your reflection in the face!

These hammer are for freehand peening with an anvil.

See our Peening Guide for more information on all aspects of peening.


The face of peening hammers must be kept smooth and shiny.

Any dint or defect in the face of the hammer will be imprinted in the blade being peened.

A peening hammer should be reserved for peening with an anvil only and NEVER used with the jig, or worse yet, to hammer in nails!

Frequent polishing of the face of your hammer and anvil with a 120 grit rubberized sanding block will keep it nice and shiny.

A peening jig does not require a specialized hammer.

You can use a standard carpenters hammer with a minimum weight of 1lb (454g).

You can learn more about freehand peening: