The TOUGHSTRIKE 12 lb. Sledge Hammer is proudly USA Made with US/Global components. It features a 36″ American hickory handle to reduce shock, a 12 lb. double face forged steel sledge head for maximum durability, overstrike protection to prevent handle breakage, and a wedge/ring connection for trusted head retention. Most users prefer this hammer for heavy demolition work and driving spikes/wedges. The TOUGHSTRIKE 12 lb. Sledge Hammer is backed by a 15 warranty.