Definition of cross peen in English:

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cross peen

(also cross pein)


A hammer having a peen that lies crossways to the length of the shaft: [as modifier]: a cross-peen hammer
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  • A cross peen goes perpendicular to the handle.
  • Since the cross-peen hammer is the most used blacksmith hammer, let's use that as an example.
  • The most useful domestically is the cross pein, where the pein can be used for starting panel pins and tacks.

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