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Rubber Hammer Guard

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000004464D
Publication Date: 2000-Nov-20

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The present invention is an apparatus that will minimize damage to the workpiece from inaccurate hammer impacts by having a polymer dampener surround the hammer target. The rubber mat has a thru-hole located near the center. A nail is driven through thru-hole. The thru-hole is split by a gap which allows the mat to be removed once the nail has been embedded into the contact surface. This allows a smaller thru-hole, thus increasing the dampening protection of the rubber mat.