American Made Hammers

Claw, Dead Blow, Framing, Ball-Peen, Sledge Hammers and Many More.

You might be asking yourself if any hammers are still made here in America?, well the answer is yes, and we've put together a list of 13 manufacturers & brands, which includes large corporations and small companies.

10 of these companies make some, or possibly all of their hammers from materials 100% sourced here in America, although the other manufacturers in the list still assemble their hammers in the USA.

There are a few details about the manufacturers and also affiliate (paid) links to retailers where you can get the latest prices, shipping costs, customer reviews, special offers & more, where available.

ABC Hammers

ABC Hammers Hammers

ABC Hammers, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of the highest quality, non-marring, non-sparking, non-magnetic and non-corrosive striking tools. All components of ABC Hammers are made in the USA. And because ABC Hammers, Inc. is the manufacturer, they also have the ability to customize and personalize hammers to meet customer’s specifications.

100%ABC Hammers make all their brass, bronze, steel and dead blow hammers in the USA using 100% domestic sourced components.

Ampco Safety Tools

Ampco Safety Tools Hammers

Ampco Safety Tools has been producing Non-Sparking, Non-Magnetic, Corrosion Resistant Hand Tools since 1922. Their extensive knowledge of the alloys needed to produce these specialty products coupled with decades of experience has resulted in the highest quality striking tools on the market today.

100%Ampco Safety Tool's extensive collection of non-sparking striking tools are made in Garland, Texas, using domestic sourced components.


Atlas Hammers

Atlas weld cleaning tools are quality American made chipping hammers proven to last longer and perform better than the imports. Since 1939, Atlas Welding Accessories has been one of the largest welding supply wholesalers in the United States, with more than 1,500 distributor customers.

100%Most Atlas chipping hammers are made in Troy, Michigan, using 100% domestic sourced components, although some models contain a few foreign components.


Dalluge Hammers

Dalluge hammers are a brand of Vaughan Manufacturing. For dead-center accuracy and pure striking power, Dalluge decking and framing hammers are in a class by themselves. Designed by a professional carpenter for professional carpenters, Dalluge hits the word "balance" right on the nose, with a head-to-handle weight ratio so precise, you'll swear you're swinging a much lighter hammer.

100%Most Dalluge forged steel hammers are made in the USA using domestic sourced components, although some titanium hammers contain foreign components.

Douglas Tool

Douglas Tool Hammers

The Douglas Hammer brand is committed to providing the highest-quality, maximum utility, wood-handled hammers for the trade professional and do-it-your-selfer alike. Douglas has hammers for all aspects of carpentry.

75%All Douglas hammers are made in Santa Cruz, California from US and non-US components.


Estwing Hammers

Estwing manufactures nail hammers, axes, pry bars, outdoor, geological, roofing, bricklayer, drywall and specialty striking tools. Their hammers and axes are forged in one piece of solid American steel to last a lifetime. These are tools you will use and then hand down to the next generation.

100%The vast majority of Estwings' striking tools are made in Rockford, Illinois using 100% domestic sourced components.

Hardcore Hammers

Hardcore Hammers Hammers

Hardcore produces carpenter's specialty framing hammers, hatchets and axes. They have set a new standard for framing hammers. By inserting a hardened steel disc recessed slightly from the striking surface, we have combined all the advantages of both milled faced and smooth faced hammers into one awesome tool.

100%Hardcore hammers, axes and hatchets are made in the USA using 100% domestic sourced components.

Jackson Professional Tools

Jackson Professional Tools Hammers

Whether you’re demolishing, chiseling, or driving nails, Jackson hammers are tough enough for the job. Superior head-to-handle connection and shock-resistant handle materials are just some examples of the thought behind these hammers, so you can rest assured that your tools are ready to work when you are.

50%Select models of Jackson hammers & sledges are assembled in the USA using global components.


Ken-Tool Hammers

At Ken-Tool, with its manufacturing expertise centered around drop hammer, upsetter, and press forging. The company goes to market through the traditional aftermarket distribution network. The company also does contract forging for various companies both in and outside its industry.

75%Select Ken-Tool specialty automotive striking tools are made in Akron, Ohio using domestic and global components.

Klein Tools

Klein Tools Hammers

Klein Tools was founded in the USA in 1857. They are continually investing in manufacturing capabilities in the US as they grow our product lines. Over the last 10 years, the vast majority of investments have been to increase their U.S. manufacturing capabilities. Additionally, while they have recently built several new facilities, they also continue to invest in their existing factories to support improvement initiatives in product quality and productivity.

100%The majority of Klein striking tools are made in the USA using 100% domestic sourced components.

NC Black

NC Black Hammers

NC Black creates a range of hand made micro-tools and full sized tools for the profession, made by craftsmen for craftsmen one tool at a time. Using high grade tool steel, the company uses traditional engineering, cutting and shaping methods to create fine micro-tools for the trade, including handmade and finished wooden handles for comfort and long life.

100%NC Black boutique striking tools are made in North Carolina using domestic sourced components.

Stiletto Tools

Stiletto Tools Hammers

Stiletto Tool Company proudly traces it's history to the earliest days of the California Gold Rush. Since 1849, we have provided professionals, homeowners and do-it-yourselfers the tools that have literally shaped the building of the West. Today, Stiletto's line of Titanium striking tools continues that tradition into the 21st Century.

100%Only Stiletto solid titanium handled hammers & wood handled steel hammers are made in the USA using domestic sourced components.

Vaughan Manufacturing

Vaughan Manufacturing Hammers

Vaughan striking tools are produced with the highest standards, in compliance with Government mandates. Preservation and protection of the environment is just as important as preserving the origin and root of our foundation. Vaughan is proud to say "Made in the USA."

100%Most Vaughan hammers are made in the USA using 100% domestic sourced components.

Any brands marked with a gold star indicates that some (or all) of their hammers are made in the USA using 100% domestically sourced materials. The silver icon indicates they are assembled in America using both domestic and imported materials, and the bronze icon indicates they are assembled in the U.S. using all imported materials.

Overall the above 13 hammers scored a combined rating of 92.3%100 'Made in America'.

The manufacturers on this page might produce the same type of hand tools in other countries as well. Many businesses alter their brand names, manufacturing practices or product designs with little or no notice, so if there are questions that still remain, we suggest contacting the manufacturer directly.