Show Navigation

Mining & Quarrying

Quarrying

Stonemason's hammer

Description:

This hammer head weighs 7lbs (3.2 Kg).

 

Stone was worked using a range of tools including saws and chisels.  Stone mason's tools have changed very little over the centuries. 

Materials/Media:
metal, cast iron
Dimensions:
length 60mm, width 190mm, depth (max) 55 mm
Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Accession number:
DUMFM:0206.19
Digital Number:
DMMI011a; DMMI011b
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council


Alternative Views:

alternative small picturealternative small picture