Yes, it hurts!

At THE Hammerstroke we think tools should be produced to last. Part of the joy of working in the shop or on site is using good tools that last. Who hasn’t been frustrated when a cheap tool breaks!?
As a concept, we do not want to sell products of lower quality. Do you want cheap? Sure, you can get cheap, but not here. This is where “Yes, it hurts” comes in to play. Buying quality tools does hurt. You’ve worked hard for you money and now they are leaving you, but as Benjamin Franklin so eloquently said:

Our tools are not expensive – they just cost a little more!

Kristian Magnus Youngblom (oldest brother)

Founder of THE Hammerstroke (legal: Hammerslaget AS). Worked as a carpenter for 7 years before he quit in order to work full time with THE Hammerstroke.

Takes care of customer service, orders, finances, emails, phone calls and social media – just about everything that keeps the company going.

Karl Oskar Youngblom (youngest brother)

Mechanical engineer that joined the company in 2017. Was faced with the option of being a co-partner and joining then, or never again getting the opportunity.

Responsable for webpage, design, pictures, sending packages, warehouse, CNC-production.

How did it start?

– Kristian Magnus Youngblom started importing tools and selling from his garage in 2014. This was while he still was drifting his own carpenter company. It startet like so many other companies have done before – in a garage.

– Winter of 2016 it came to the point where drifting both companies just was to much. Working 100% percent is just too much, especially with a family. He then quit working as a carpenter and began concentrating on the tools business.

– Fall of 2017 the company had grown out of the garage and in to new locations. The same time Karl Oskar Youngblom (younger brother and mechanical engineer) came in to the company to strengthen the team.

– Learning by doing. 2018 was characterized by trying to find our place in the tools world.

– August 2019 our first custom made store is launched in Drammen – Norway.

– Desember 2019 THE Hammerstroke is launched as an international website. People from all over Europe can enjoy our quality tools.

Drammensveien 281, 3420 Lierskogen