(also cross pein)
A hammer having a peen that lies crossways to the length of the shaft.
- 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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