First of all the sections were made under the steam-hammer, in T pieces and boss ends, and shut in the middle.
The steam-hammer shed has thus been deprived of much of its importance.
If you put him at the steam-hammer he is still at home; he will forge out an ingot or bloom with the best man on the ground.
There are other ways of breaking a walnut than crushing it with a steam-hammer.
I have said that steam-hammer forging is on the decline in the railway town.
The invention of the steam-hammer was the result of necessity.
The steam-hammer forger is one of the most skilful and useful, as well as the most interesting of men.
I once compared him to a steam-hammer, whose marvellous sensitivity enables it to crack an egg-shell or crush iron.
The other was like cracking your egg for breakfast with a steam-hammer.
To my steam-hammer an oil furnace had recently been attached and several managers came daily to experiment with it.