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. 

Flat 265.500 Buy Price $295.00
Domed 265.500А Buy Price $349.95

shipping weight 40 lbs.   returns subject to 15% restocking charge

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 Wedge
38 x 41
38mm 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
Stock# 12.441 Buy $180.00 12.423 Buy $215.30 12.429 Buy $100.80 12.428 Buy $145.10 12.427 Buy $140.90 12.426 Buy$100.80
 
Stake Spoon Stake 42x22 mm Curved 57mm Long x 35mm Slightly Curved 44x29mm Sharply Curved 51x25mm Curved 70x38mm Round Flat
76mm
Stock# 12.419 Buy $219.50 12.425 Buy $212.10 12.420 Buy $219.50 12.421 Buy $219.50 discontinued 12.446 Buy $100.80

 

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.

 
Use Dishes & Medium Trays Large Bowls Small Bowls Large Trays
Diameter 98 mm 140 mm 102 mm 137 mm
Surface radius   127 mm 76 mm  
Stock # 12.714 Buy $171.60 12.713 Buy $278.90 12.712 Buy $198.80 discontinued

 

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
Use Dome-For shaping small rounded objects such as ladles. Depressed- Horn shape, ideal for working depressed surfaces Anvil- For small conical and rectangular work. Slight Round Inverted Rocker- Center width 38 mm tapering to 32 mm at tips Spoon or Ladle Head- For shaping small rounded objects such as ladles
Specs 51 mm diameter 254 x 32 mm 305 length x 32 x 9.5 mm 298 mm long 51 mm
Stock# 12.501 Buy $113.40 12.514 Buy $358.20 12.512 Buy $297.80 12.509 Buy $314.00 12.502 Buy $113.40
           
Stake
Use Rounded Top w/Angular Face Knob Ends
Slight Round, Undercut End & Rolled End- Center width of 38 mm tapering to 32 mm at tips Combination- 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 38mm Curved Ends- Length 184 mm with working faces 35 mm wide.
Specs 64 mm 29 mm & 22 mm 298 mm Long 254 mm Long 184 Long
Stock# 12.501 Buy $113.40 12.513 Buy $350.90 12.510 Buy $359.00 12.503 Buy $361.20 12.504 Buy $287.70

 

Stake for Making Fine Tableware
All working surfaces are highly polished.

Large Special Purpose Stake
 
Stake # 90
High dome for cups and ladles. 64mm diameter by 51mm.
# 116
For forming cylinders, such as cups and jiggers, as small as 1" diameter. Stake is (14") 355 mm long.
Stock# 12.690 Buy $153.00 12.716 Buy $247.30

 

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

Stake Stock# Price
Desert Spoon 12.583 Buy $58.20
Coffee Spoon 12.584 Buy $56.00
Tablespoon 12.585 Buy $58.80
Teaspoon 12.586 Buy $56.20

 

Stake Holders

 
Stake Holder

Heavy Rounded Planishing
 
 Hole size 1 ⅝" square.

General Purpose
 
Holds all stakes except the heavy planishing and spoon stakes. Holes in base for mounting. Hole size 1516" square.

Holder Adapter
 
Fits in the General Purpose holder for mounting small stakes and anvil heads. Hole size ½" square.

Stock# 12.717 Buy $133.10 12.788 Buy $146.70 12.790 Buy $37.80

 

German Made Anvils and Stakes
(15% restocking charge on German anvils & stakes)

Stake Name

Stake 1

Stake 4 Blowhorn Stake Fretting Stake
 
Measurements in mm

16 600 14 10 600 14 700 12 325 33
Weight 4000 grams 4000 grams 7000 grams 6000 grams
Stock# 102-201 Buy$399.00 102-204 Buy$399.00 no longer available 102-219 Buy$494.00
         
Stake Name

Flat Stake

Flat Stake Domed Stake Domed Stake
 
Width 60 mm 65 mm 60 mm 65 mm
Weight 2000 grams 2000 grams 2000 grams 2000 grams
Stock# 102-228 Buy$175.95 102-654 Buy$269.95 102-653 Buy$269.95 102-229 Buy$175.95
         
Stake Name Hatchet Stake Flat Stake Slightly Domed Stake
 
Head 80 mm width 40 mm diameter 40 mm diameter
Weight 1000 grams 1000 grams 1000 grams
Stock# 102-235 Buy$199.95 102-239 Buy$199.95 102-240 Buy$199.95
       
Stake Name Mushroom Stake Mushroom Stake Flat Stake
 
Measurements in mm
40 260 40 260 50 290
Weight 1000 grams 1000 grams 1600 grams
Stock# 102-241 Buy$199.95 102-242 Buy$199.95 102-243 Buy$199.95