The stone knives, arrowheads, celts, hoe-blades, hammers, nails, awls, etc., associated with this pottery are of kinds which though simple and often crude in type are nevertheless not early, but date from the transition period to the age of metal and the earliest centuries of the latter period.
At the edge of town the sound of hammers announced the building of another hotel.
There are all kinds of different tools, pitons, hammers to set pitons, ice screws, pound-ins, ice hooks, wired nuts and cams—different stuff for different surfaces.
The type is often used in foundries, or to serve heavy hammers in a smithy, whence the name.
In the surface of the metal the workman cuts grooves wider at the base than at the top, and then hammers into them gold or silver wire.