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Handtools

Choose the right Handtools

Choosing the right tools for the job is an essential part of any project around the home.

From putting up a shelf to building a brick wall, we can help point you in the right direction to ensure you have everything you need to complete the job.

Choose the right... Hammer

Claw Hammer

Claw hammer

  • Used for pounding and extracting nails

Ideal for: woodwork and other general applications.

Warrington Hammer

Pin/warrington hammer

  • Lightweight easy to use hammer

Ideal for: light duty and delicate work.

ball hammer

Ball pein hammer

  • Used for striking punches and chisels.

Ideal for: shaping and striking metal.

brick hammer

Brick hammer

  • Chisel end for dressing and cutting brick

Ideal for: breaking brick and driving nails.

drywall hammer

Drywall hammer

  • Serrated face for better grip on nail heads and hatchet-shaped backs for cutting drywall.

Ideal for: installing and removing drywall.

club hammer

Club hammer

  • For heavy duty hammering

Ideal for: light demolition jobs.

sledge hammer

Sledge hammer

  • Distributes force over a wide area.

Ideal for: breaking masonry walls.

Look out for... Sledge hammer

  • Forged from one piece of steel
  • Ideal for jobs requiring repetitive striking or nail pulling
  • For added safety look for a non slip rubber grip

Look out for... Two piece hammer

  • Two piece hammers have the head and shaft pushed together and are ideal for light duty use