Our Top Choice
Estwing Straight Claw Hammer
Estwing takes pride in the designing and production of highly durable, attractive and modern tools that ensure you can comfortably do your work.
The Estwing Straight Claw Hammer comes in one solid steel enabling you to remove nails easily. It has a polished handle providing you with a nice grip.
This hammer is only ideal for simple repairs and improvements. It cannot be used for demolition or where large impact is needed.
Vaughan & Bushnell Soft Face Hammer
Vaughan & Bushnell is one of the most experienced companies in designing and production of hammers. The company has made a name through their production of sleek hammers for more than 135 years.
This hammer comes with replaceable soft faces making it easy replace worn out faces. It also has a flame-treated hickory handle to reduce the shock caused by the impact.
Since it has neither a magnetic nail holder nor claws, this hammer is not ideal for use with nails.
Two replaceable soft faces
Dewalt Rip Claw Hammer
Dewalt is one of the most highly sought after companies when it comes to hand tools. The company produces a wide range of tools that surpass customers’ expectations.
This hammer comes with a side nail puller which makes it easy for you to remove nails. It’s also made of one piece steel, giving it the utmost durability. The oval-shaped strike-face makes nailing easy.
On the other hand, the hammer lacks a magnetic nail starter, making it cumbersome for you to place a nail at the right place. Moreover, its handle does not absorb vibration, so it might be a bit more uncomfortable swinging this hammer.
One Piece Steel, Nailing
Side nail puller
Craftsman Ball Pein Hammer
Craftsman is a global company that produce various tools that are ideal for wood and metal works. The company made a name for itself by embracing recent technology, making their products stand out.
This hammer is light, making it ideal for anyone to handle. It’s also heat-treated for strength and durability.
It’s only ideal for metal work as you you can’t use it to remove nails and screws.
Stanley Fiberglass Nailing Hammer
Stanley is known for its production of reliable and highly innovative tools. The company has a reputation of manufacturing products of the highest standards.
This hammer has a high visibility yellow shaft, making it easy for you to locate it on the jobsite. It also has a rim temper to reduce chipping and spalling incidents.
The hammer comes without a magnetic nail start, which can make it hard for you to retrieve nails that are just out of reach.