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Silversmithing Stakes,  Anvils & Holders

Silversmithing is the ancient art of shaping or raising metal from sheet form. Designed by silversmiths for silversmith, Shor silversmith tools will provide a lifetime of service.

American-Made Anvils and Stakes

  • Silversmithing 14 pc. Starter Set B

    It includes 1 adapter, 1 cast iron base and 12 of the most commonly used stakes and anvil heads. Made in Europe.

    $295.00 to $349.95


  • Planishing Stakes

    Planishing occurs after completion of the forming stage. Choose the stakes below that conform most closely to the desired shape of the finished work. Using a lightweight hammer and starting at the middle, strike the piece with a steady pattern and work towards the edge. Each of these stakes has a highly polished working surface. For holders suitable for mounting these stakes, see Stake Holders. Made in USA.

    Stake
    ShapeWedge (38 x 41, 38 mm tall)Curved (57 x 35 mm, tapers to 25)Round, Flat (60mm)Egg, Flat (95 x 51 mm)Oblong, Flat (60 x 29 mm)Square, Flat (70 mm)
    Stake
    ShapeSpoon Stake (42 mm x 22 mm)Curved (57 mm long x 35 mm)Slightly Curved (44 mm x 29 mm)Sharply Curved (51 mm x 25 mm)Curved (70 mm x 38 mm)Round Flat (76 mm)

    $100.80 to $219.50


  • Heavy Rounded Planishing Stakes

    For making bowls, dishes and trays. Each of these stakes has a highly polished working surface. Made in USA Stock # 12.717, in Stake Holders, is the right stake holder for these stakes.

    Stake
    UseFor dishes & Medium Trays (98 mm)For large Bowls (140 mm x 127 mm)For small Bowls (102 mm x 76 mm)

    $180.50 to $379.00


  • Forming & Raising Stakes

    Raising is the technique of forming metal with hammers and stakes into the basic shape of the object being created. Each of these stakes has a highly polished working surface. Made in USA Stock #12.788 in Stake Holders, is the right stake holder for these stakes.

    Stake
    Size51 mm diameter254 x 32 mm305 length x 32 x 9.5 mm298 mm long51 mm
    UseDome-For shaping small rounded objects such as ladles.Depressed- Horn shape, ideal for working depressed surfacesAnvil- For small conical and rectangular work.Slight Round Inverted Rocker- Center width 38 mm tapering to 32 mm at tipsSpoon or Ladle Head- For shaping small rounded objects such as ladles
    SKU12.50112.50212.50312.50412.509
    Stake
    Size64 mm29 mm & 22 mm298 mm Long254 mm Long184 Long
    UseRounded Top w/Angular FaceKnob EndsSlight Round, Undercut End & Rolled End- Center width of 38 mm tapering to 32 mm at tipsCombination- Anvil shaped, 254 mm long with one cylindrical arm 83 mm long, 35 mm diameter and the other arm 102 mm long by 38 mm wide. Flat top 70 x 38mmCurved Ends- Length 184 mm with working faces 35 mm wide.
    SKU12.50112.51012.51212.51312.514

    $113.40 to $418.00


  • Stake for Making Fine Tableware

    High dome for cups and ladles. 64mm diameter by 51mm. All working surfaces are highly polished.

    $161.00

    SKU: 12.690

  • Large Special Purpose Stake

    For forming cylinders, such as cups and jiggers, as small as 1" diameter. Stake is (14") 355 mm long. Stake #116.

    $272.00

    SKU: 12.716

  • Spoon Stakes

    For use in a bench vise. Working surfaces are highly polished.

    $58.20 to $93.50


  • Stake Holders & Adapters

  • General Purpose Stake Holder

    Holds all stakes except the heavy planishing and spoon stakes. Holes in base for mounting. Hole size 15/16" square.

    $154.50

    SKU: 12.788

  • Heavy Rounded Planishing Stake Holder

    Heavy Rounded Planishing Stake Holder. Hole size 1 5/8" square.

    $140.00

    SKU: 12.717

  • Stake Holder Adapter

    Fits in the General Purpose holder for mounting small stakes and anvil heads. Hole size 1/2" square.

    $40.00

    SKU: 12.790

  • Large Stake Holder

    Jaws can be turned to adjust for varying stake sizes. This holder works for stakes 7/16" to 3/4" in diameter. These stake holders are designed to clamp your stake in place in a vise to prevent annoying slippage as you hammer. The screws rest on top of your vise jaws, while the clamping action keeps the sides in place. Fabricated from aluminum with steel screws.

    $35.00

    SKU: 37.620

  • Small Stake Holder

    Jaws can be reversed to adjust for varying stake sizes. This holder works for stakes 1/8" to 3/8" in diameter. These stake holders are designed to clamp your stake in place in a vise to prevent annoying slippage as you hammer. The screws rest on top of your vise jaws, while the clamping action keeps the sides in place. Fabricated from aluminum with steel screws.

    $25.00

    SKU: 37.619

  • Raising Stake Holder

    This stake holder is designed to clamp Raising Stakes in place. The stake slot is at a 45° angle, making it an ideal holder for Micro Raising Stakes (37.663 and 37.664). These stake holders are designed to clamp your stake in place in a vise to prevent annoying slippage as you hammer. The screws rest on top of your vise jaws, while the clamping action keeps the sides in place. Fabricated from aluminum with steel screws.

    $42.00

    SKU: 37.661

  • Bracelet Block Holder

    Securely holds bracelet block #37.615. These stake holders are designed to clamp your stake in place in a vise to prevent annoying slippage as you hammer. The screws rest on top of your vise jaws, while the clamping action keeps the sides in place. Fabricated from aluminum with steel screws.

    $30.00

    SKU: 37.621

  • Neck Collar Holder

    Securely holds bracelet block #37.660. These stake holders are designed to clamp your stake in place in a vise to prevent annoying slippage as you hammer. The screws rest on top of your vise jaws, while the clamping action keeps the sides in place. Fabricated from aluminum with steel screws.

    $39.00

    SKU: 37.660

  • German-Made Anvils and Stakes

    Please note that there is a 15% restocking charge on German-made anvils & stakes.
  • Flat Stake

    $269.95

    SKU: 102-654

  • Flat Stake

    $199.95

    SKU: 102-242

  • Flat Stake

    $199.95

    SKU: 102-243

  • Domed Stake

    $175.95

    SKU: 102-229

  • Hatchet Stake

    $199.95

    SKU: 102-235