About Us

In 1937 Lawrence H. Cook began making his hammers in East Providence, Rhode Island, because he saw the need for fine quality, non-marring hammers in local industry. He began producing lead hammers to meet this need, and COOK Hammer Company was born.

The original lead hammer has always been, and continues to be, one of the main types of hammer. Its especially soft blow makes it ideal for many sensitive applications, giving it a key place among the other lines of soft alloy hammers developed at COOK over the years

Today . . .