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A uradashi hammer needs a suitable anvil, or kana-toko (金床), of which there are many forms. They’re used in the “tapping out” process. Some people use the end grain of blocks of wood. The standard anvil, which is preferred by Japanese carpenters is a section of non heat-treated railway tie with rounded corners at one end. Soft steel carefully tempered for safe operation.

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A uradashi hammer needs a suitable anvil, or kana-toko (金床), of which there are many forms. They’re used in the “tapping out” process. Some people use the end grain of blocks of wood. The standard anvil, which is preferred by Japanese carpenters is a section of non heat-treated railway tie with rounded corners at one end. Soft steel carefully tempered for safe operation.