REPLACING THE HANDLE - Continued
REMOVING OLD HAMMER HANDLE
If the handle is split or broken, remove it from the
If the handle is too tight to pull loose from the head,
proceed as follows:
Place hammer in vise.
Saw off handle (1) close to head (2).
Drive the remaining handle out through the large
end of the head (3) using drift pin. Save the wedges.
INSTALLATION OF NEW HANDLE
WEAR EYE PROTECTION AND WATCH
Insert handle (1) in head (2).
Obtain new handle and wedges.
Seat handle in head with a rubber mallet (3).