How to sign hammer in American Sign Language

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Sign Instructions:

With both hands next to each other in front of you, tilt your dominant hand down a couple of times, mimicking the movement of using a hammer.

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Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of hammer

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of hammer

End of Sign

Final Frame of hammer

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for hammer
Bring your thumb towards the tips of your fingers as if pinching, with the other fingers curled into your palm.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for hammer
Bring your thumb towards the tips of your fingers as if pinching, with the other fingers curled into your palm.

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