Kinyon style Air Hammer
I would like to start a discussion on air hammers construction and the valve schematics. The hammer I built is a joy to use and not too difficult to build if you have some stick welding and steel fabrication ability. Dont waste your money on high CV valves if you dont plan on building a monster s...
Air Hammer Fabrication Project
Spring Semester 2011 - I thought it would be a challenging project to build an air hammer with graduate students. The build was to based on the latest hammer design by Ron Kinyon, the 'Kinyon Mark II.' Written plans were produced by Paul Branch of New Richmond, WI, based on Ron's design. We are working with Branch's plans, based on the original/prototype, and personal photographs the original/prototype itself. I took a few graduate students from my blacksmithing class at Arizona State ...