1.5 lb head, total weight 2 lbs. Forged from S7 tool steel. This style of hammer is used by bladesmiths in Japan for moving steel quickly and efficiently. Knifemakers, chiselmakers, and swordmakers use this type of hammer extensively. It allows for rapid and accurate forming of the edge.
Please note: all hammers are hand-forged, resulting in a final product that is unique and unrepeatable with some variation from the photo. Your hammer will look similar and meet the specifications described here. Please allow 2 - 3 weeks for forging and delivery.