soft hammer

soft hammer

[′sȯft ′ham·ər]
(engineering)
A hammer having a head made of a soft material, such as copper, lead, rawhide, or plastic; used to prevent damage to a finished surface.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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THE SOFT HAMMER FALL REQUIRED THE MOST SENSITIVE PRIMERS.
The instrument used is a soft hammer with round ends which rolls the gold as though it is pastry.
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Researchers analyzed seven bone fragments and identified three different types of bone retouchers, also known as soft hammers. These were used by prehistoric humans to modify stone tools.
The first type of soft hammers was found to be weathered limb bone fragments.
Every day knockeruppers across the North East - and Britain - would use implements such as long fishing rod-like sticks, soft hammers, rattles and even pea shooters to get people up.
(9.) I am not a fan of using deadblow or soft hammers here or anywhere that you need to "feel" how tight the fit is and to gauge how much you are actually moving (or binding) the cavity or piece of tooling.
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