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Blog entry by Maveric777 posted 1355 days ago 1398 reads 0 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well, I was out in the shop yesterday when my lovely bride walked in holding a package for me that was just delivered. Then I remembered all the harassing text messages I sent to my favorite coon ass Cozmo35 asking for a chisel mallet (I don’t know the technical name for it so that is what it was referred to as…lol). You see, he lucked up on a good deal on a lathe. Well, me being the good friend I am wanted to be sure he had some projects to keep him busy. After all…. isn’t that what woodworking buddies are for?

I finally got done doing my world famous rendition of the “Chicken Dance” due to the excitement of what kind of treat I had in the box…. and this is what I found…..

Talk about one sweet mallet! I am going to be able to do all kinds of cool stuff with this bad boy… Ohhh I couldn’t wait to grab a chisel and start whacking away…..

Just as I was starting to really get into the fun my lovely bride came out, and found another use for my awesome new addition to the tool arsenal. She reminded me that ”We” had to go finish up some Christmas shopping. I am not so much a fan for her use of this new tool…..

All kidding aside I am beside myself on how cool this mallet is. Thank you so much Mike for the wonderful gift and you can rest assured this dude will get some serious use.

Mike….. You Da Man!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.



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jim1953

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#1 posted 1355 days ago

GREAT lookin MALLET

-- Jim, Kentucky

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mafe

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#2 posted 1355 days ago

Thats one wonderful mallet for one wonderful guy.
I’m happy to see you beautiful part are keeping you on a short leach, but also now I understand why you always are so happy.
Good luck with that mallet,
best thoughts,
Mads

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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Dennisgrosen

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#3 posted 1355 days ago

just the right women for you Dan
she know you have to be cept in short robe , before you are happy…..LOL

great gift and a great gesture from Cosmo , thank´s for sharing

take care
Dennis

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littlecope

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#4 posted 1355 days ago

Great story, well described and illustrated Dan… :)
And nice going, Coz!!

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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Joe Lyddon

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#5 posted 1355 days ago

Quite a surprise!

Nice looking mallet!

. at first I thought it might be a pepper grinder! :) :)

C O O L !

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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Bearpie

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#6 posted 1355 days ago

Nice, Your bride looks like she really knows what it is for! Better store it out of sight! LOL

Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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RonPeters

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#7 posted 1354 days ago

That is one cool Christmas present!

Hey, just be glad it’s not a rolling pin! Don’t mess with Texas!

-- “Once more unto the breach, dear friends...” Henry V - Act III, Scene I

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degoose

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#8 posted 1354 days ago

I know how you feel … I received a mallet in the mail from Kent Shepard a while back… come right out of the blue… sure was a great surprise… glad you are using yours.. mine was way too nice to cut on… lol

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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BigTiny

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#9 posted 1354 days ago

I believe the proper name for this tool is a “maul”.

-- The nicer the nice, the higher the price!

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Chip

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#10 posted 1354 days ago

Excellent work and sentiment! Dan, seeing the look on your wife’s face, just be glad Coz didn’t turn a baseball bat for you ;-) Happy shopping…

-- Better to say nothing and be thought the fool... then to speak and erase all doubt!

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tdv

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#11 posted 1354 days ago

What a great bunch of people! You know your Lady should take up woodcarving she weilds that mallet like a natural
Trevor

-- God created wood that we may create. Trevor East Yorkshire UK

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terrilynne

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#12 posted 1354 days ago

Excellent early Christmas gift! Now it’s time to do some serious carving. Looking forward to seeing your projects.

-- Terri, Rocky Mountain High Colorado!

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Maveric777

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#13 posted 1354 days ago

Yea, I will have to agree with yall…. She did snag up the mallet like a natural. Kind of scary now that I think about it. I may just have to keep this jewel hidden for my own safety….lol

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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Roger

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#14 posted 1354 days ago

very nice. a shop can’t be without one o these

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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Div

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#15 posted 1354 days ago

Nice maul, nice story!

-- Div @ the bottom end of Africa. "A woodworker's sharpest tool should be his mind."

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