This full-size raising stake from Fretz® is ideal for shaping, forming and planishing all kinds of metal. The undercut and rolled ends offer versatility for forming vessels and large jewelry pieces such as bracelets. Secure the stake in a bench anvil or stake holder for a stable and sturdy base while forming. Stakes provide a surface under (or inside) the metal that enhances the work of the hammer in creating a wide variety of curves, folds and shapes. Choose stakes with surface features that allow you to create the forms you want. The stake is made of cast 420-grade stainless steel; if desired, you may further polish its surfaces to ensure to marring of the metal surface. This stake fits into our bench anvil for exceptional support.
Arm dimensions: 7"L x 1"W
Tang length:2" (approx.)