The Lasher claw hammer primarily used for pounding nails into, or extracting nails from, some other object. Generally, a claw hammer is associated with woodworking but is not limited to use with wood products. It is not suitable for heavy hammering on metal surfaces (such as in machining work). Hammer heads are epoxy powder coated with anti corrosive coating on polished surfaces. Forged from high quality carbon steel and heat treated. All Lasher hammers are SABS approved which is the equivalent to British Standards.