A soft-faced sledge hammer for heavy applications where risk of chipping needs to be minimized. Head is forged from high-tensile steel then normalized to give a softer face that is less likely to chip. Normalized striking face has hardness below 20HRC. Handle is fitted to head with a glued wooden and steel wedge assembly. Fitted with tough Australian spotted gum hardwood handle, oiled for long life and user comfort. This product must be maintained in accordance with Australian standard AS 3797:1991. This product must be maintained in accordance with Australian standard AS 3797:1991.