mason's hammer

mason’s hammer

mason’s hammer
A hammer with a heavy steel head, one face of which is shaped like a chisel for trimming brick or stone.
References in classic literature ?
With a two-foot rule always in his pocket, and a mason's hammer all but always in his hand, Durdles goes continually sounding and tapping all about and about the Cathedral; and whenever he says to Tope: 'Tope, here's another old 'un in here
In a murder as vicious as any gangland slaughter, six-stone Eve Howells was bludgeoned to death with a stone mason's hammer at the family's home in Dalton, Huddersfield.