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|102 days ago||
Mallet that doesn't look like one - 3 replies
How many times has one of us grab a piece of scrap to use as a mallet because it was handy and just within reach. I do that a lot and one particular piece of scrap really endeared itself to me and became this mallet: What really make me take a fancy to it is it’s precision and versatility. It really delivers. The shape is very close to ...
|330 days ago||
How can I salvage a green wood check? - 6 replies
From an urban Angsana tree, I chainsaw milled these 3” thick slaps. The plan is to make them into a matching pair of rustic garden bench as I like the natural curve of the slaps. However, a piece (second from left, pic below) developed a long check almost immediately after it’s is milled out. Ends are already sealed with a few coats ...