Stone hammer

a hammer formed with a face at one end, and a thick, blunt edge, parallel with the handle, at the other, - used for breaking stone.

See also: Stone

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Built by black pot and stone hammer roads as well as excavation of new precipitates and stone hammer and connection with oravais-eastern town-planning.
On screen stand a couple of familiar-looking cavemen, one armed with a wooden club and the other with a stone hammer.
Courty found a heavy stone hammer with its handle and a lithic shovel fragment inside a llampera (9) (Boman 1908; Courty 1907) (10).
The truth is that ancient Emiratis, tens of thousands of years ago, were also technologically savvy in their own way by way of primitive tools -- technology of the day -- to get through life's trials, save the fact that a stone hammer didn't need to be recharged overnight.
For supplies, you'll need a brick hammer to knock off edges and tap stones solidly into place; a stone hammer and chisel to break larger stones; a shovel, rake and hoe; a garden hose or mason line; a line level; and stakes.
Or when I'm about to build a stone wall, getting the screening and rubble in nearby mounds, placing the field stone I've gathered on the site, all the chiseled faces facing me so I can see their dimensions, color, texture, the batter-stick and level, the stone hammer and chisels lined up, sharpened, glittering.
When the concrete was firm, we pulled off the forms and smoothed the interior surface with chisel, stone hammer, mortar, and an old brick, using it much as you use sandpaper on wood.
Bidart's best image of this painful state is probably the paradoxical one presented in "Hammer": "The stone arm raising a stone hammer / dreams it can descend upon itself" (21).
The stone hammer is thousands of years old, found by his grandfather, claimed by his grandfather on land that his grandfather has claimed.
The Stone Hammer Poems (1975) contains mostly short pieces, and other verse collections include The Ledger (1975), Seed Catalogue (1977), The Sad Phoenician (1979), Field Notes (1981), and Advice to My Friends (1985).
The distribution of known occurrences of this type of cobble stone hammer at or near to mining sites in the British Isles correlates with some (but not all) of the areas of near-surface copper deposits, particularly along the west coast of Britain (see Figure 1).