1" scutch comb
1" hardened steel comb for scutch hammer.
A scutch hammer is used like a regular hammer, but instead of being blunt, the striking end wields sharp, multi-pointed metal bits called scutch combs. These are used for putting texture and for removing material. The scutch hammer is one of the most important implements in the Zimbabwean sculptor's toolkit. The ease of replacing relatively inexpensive bits makes it easy to maintain a sharp working points with an extremely durable tool. Scutch hammers are sourced from the UK where it traditionally features in the mason's toolkit.