We are the origin of a very unique entertainment service: that in the nature of providing persons an opportunity to participate in a game in which participants drive nails into wood. The following literary material is a copyright of our Hammer-Schlagen® brand, and a version is registered with the United States Copyright Office. We have displayed it in conjunction with our nail driving competitions since 1999, and it is also promulgated by our franchises:
Men use one hand only, ladies have the option of using two hands
Grip the hammer behind the red safety line
Must use wedge end of the hammer to strike the nail
Wedge end of the hammer must be on the wood and touching the nail to start
Player has one continuous swing at nail per turn, if the nail is not driven flush into the log then the hammer is passed to the next player
Arc of hammer swing can be no higher than the players ear
If the nail bends, the player can move to any position around the table to strike the nail for their next turn, or the nail may be straightened and counted as a turn
To win, the nail must be flush or below the surface of the wood
No body parts or foreign objects on the table (bottles and glasses)
The Game Master has the right to refuse play to any person before, during or after a game
Local rules may also apply at the discretion of the game master
"Play At Your Own Risk"
Have A Good Time!
Any unauthorized use of our Hammer-Schlagen® brand (including the use of our three-dimensional Stump) is strictly prohibited! A trademark owner victimized by the willful counterfeiting of their trademark may be awarded up to $2,000,000 in statutory damages per unauthorized use as described in 15 USC § 1117(c)(2).
The unauthorized reproduction or distribution of a copyrighted work is illegal. Criminal copyright infringement, including infringement without monetary gain, is investigated by the FBI and is punishable by up to five years in federal prison and a fine of $250,000.