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Handles that fit rectangular or "adze" eye hammers are on this page.
READ THESE HELPFUL HINTS FIRST!!
These items are behind in production and some not in stock-this site doesn't show current inventory. You will get an order confirmation with expected delivery and an e-mail with an invoice and tracking when shipped.
Handle orders must be placed on line.
I do not take handle orders over the phone.
If you have a handle question, SEND me an e-mail.
NONE OF THESE DIMENSIONS ARE PERFECT- AND THEY DON'T NEED TO BE!
Handle return policy: You can return a handle for a refund but I do not refund outbound or return shipping costs.
Welcome to The Hammer Source - Replacement Handle Source!
Find your wood replacement handle:
1. Determine your tool's eye shape:
d. Teardrop or egg shape
e. Marquis or other shape (such as reverse wedge, Douglas crossover)
2. Measure your tool's eye size:
a. Measure the Major (long part) and the Minor (wide part) of the opening where the handle inserts.
b. Choose a handle with an eye size as close to the opening as possible. A tight fit is essential! (If you find your handle is too big, you can carefully remove wood evenly from all surfaces.)
3. Select the handle length.
Installing Wood Handles:
1. Pound the handle through the eye.
2. Trim off any excess handle protruding through the eye.
3. Drive wood wood wedge into the kerf (kerf is the slit at end of handle).
4. Drive the steel wedge in at a 30 degree angle to the head (about 2 o'clock).
Here is a video from a customer on how to replace a wood handle (Thanks Mark):
All wood handles come with steel wedges and wood wedges (if handle is kerfed). The wedge kit is included with the price of the handle.
Check it this great article and videos from Yoav Liberman of Popular Woodworking.