The 22 oz. Rip Hammer with milled face has a bonded and molded Shock Reduction Grip that reduces shock up to 70% and will not come off. Estwing hammers are the only hammers that can make this claim. The head and handle are forged in one piece and are fully polished. This tool has unsurpassed balance and temper. Longer handle and heavier head for driving large common nails. Milled face designed to reduce glancing blows and flying nails when used in framing unexposed wood. Made in the USA. Protect your eyes from flying particles and dust. Always wear safety goggles. Bystanders shall also wear safety goggles.
From the Manufacturer
This milled-face framing hammer crafted by Estwing offers a forged 1-piece head and handle of tool steel, fully polished and a blue nylon-vinyl, deep-cushion grip that's molded on and absorbs all shock. Since 1923, the Estwing family and its employees have taken pride in designing and manufacturing the world's most durable, comfortable and attractive striking and struck tools. All claw hammers, axes, specialty tools and pry bars are manufactured to the highest possible standards and offer a true value to both tradesmen and craftsmen alike.