A hammer lineup as smart as you are.


Hammer Features

Designed with innovation, durability and an ergonomically sound grip, our hammers give you better swing force and better accuracy with every swing. From construction work to projects in plumbing, electrical, utilities and beyond, we’ve got a hammer for every job.

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Vibration Control

Vibration-dampening slot technology delivers 70% less vibration.

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15% Larger Sweet Spot

Strike face optimized to minimize missed hits and increase performance.

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Overstrike Protection

Protective sleeve to prevent damage due to overstrike.

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Hammer Brochure

Designed with more strength in mind, Crescent’s hammer lineup has revolutionized the striking game. Explore our hammer brochure to learn more about our entire selection of hammers that are tough enough to get the job done, and smart enough to help you get the job done right – every time.

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Steel Framing Hammers

Steel framing hammers, also known as a rip hammer, has a straight claw making it ideal for rough framing. Typically heavier than a standard claw hammer, framing hammers allow for driving framing nails into studs and beams.

  • Available in 22 oz and 28 oz head weight
  • 22 oz available in a milled face or smooth face
  • Nail starter for quick and easy one hand nail starting
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Steel Demolition Hammer

Demolition hammers feature a straight claw ideal for ripping.  Use the board bender "fin" for positioning, straightening, or bending boards.

  • Available in 22 ounce head weight
  • Nail starter for quick and easy one hand nail starting
  • 70% less vibration when striking compared to others


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Wood Framing Hammer

Similar to our steel framing hammers, Crescent offers a framing hammer with a genuine grade A hickory handle that helps to lessen vibration upon impact.  Ideal for driving long nails through studs and beams.

  • Available in 22 ounce head weight
  • Milled face striking surface
  • Handles are made out of steel
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General Purpose Claw Hammers

Used primarily in carpentry, a claw hammer is ideal for driving nails into and pulling them out of wood. The head is made of forged steel that curves and splits at the other end to make it easier to get extra leverage.

  • Available in 16 oz and 20 oz head weights
  • The most commonly used type of hammer
  • Handles are made out of fiberglass
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Drilling Hammers

Mostly used to drive chisels and punches, a drilling hammer has a larger head and handle than other hammers. It has two equally sized faces, one waffled and one smooth. It’s used to deliver a heavy blow in tight spaces where swing can be limited.

  • Available in 2lbs and 3lbs
  • Often used for demo work
  • Usually made out of fiberglass
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Engineer’s Hammers

Similar to a ball pein hammer in structure, an engineer’s hammer can be used for a range of different tasks, including driving, punching, chiseling, and shaping and forging metal. It has two equally sized faces that can be used interchangeably.

  • Available in 2.5lbs and 4lbs
  • Often used for heavy hammering and demo work
  • Steel head and fiberglass handles

See What Our Customers Say

16 oz Fiberglass General Purpose Hammer

“This hammer feels great in my hand and I absolutely love the vibration absorbing and magnetic top end functions.”


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Award Winning

Our 22 oz Steel Milled-Face Framing Hammer has been selected as a 2023 Golden Hammer Award winner.

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