The 10 Best Hammers

Updated July 14, 2017 by Sam Kraft

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This classic carpenter’s tool has been used for building everything from furniture to houses for as long as anyone can remember. These hammers also come in handy for pounding nails to hang decorations, demolishing existing structures for remodeling jobs, and splitting lumber in tandem with a chisel. Most of them also come with claws for easy nail removal. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best hammer on Amazon.

10. Irwin Tools General

9. Tekton Claw

8. Estwing Smooth

7. Maxcraft Stubby

6. Craftsman 16-Ounce

5. Original Pink Box

4. Vaughan 20-Ounce

3. Stanley FatMax

2. DeWalt Rip Claw

1. Stiletto TiBone

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Last updated on July 14, 2017 by Sam Kraft

Sam is a marketing/communications professional and freelance writer who resides in Chicago, IL and is perpetually celebrating the Cubs’ 2016 World Series victory.

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