Used for general woodworking applications where risk of chipping and damage to struck objects needs to be minimized. Accurately ground claw for superior nail extraction. Head forged from tough high-tensile carbon manganese steel and the face is normalized to be softer and less likely to chip. Normalized striking face has hardness below 20HRC. Fitted with tough Australian spotted gum hardwood handle, oiled for long life and user comfort. Handle is fitted to head with a glued wooden and steel wedge assembly. This product must be maintained in accordance with Australian standard AS 3797:1991.