I finally built a shop mallet

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Blog entry by PCorl posted 08-02-2016 02:51 PM 766 reads 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I finally did it, I built a new shop mallet. I have posted the build video on my YouTube channel. The location of the video is: Hope you enjoy it. The mallet is built out of walnut and maple.

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#1 posted 08-02-2016 03:10 PM

That is a beautiful mallet. My experience using walnut in a mallet head was not good. The walnut is not hard enough and beat out very quickly. Hard maple seems to work pretty well. I did glue leather faces on mallets to protect the wood it is striking.

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#2 posted 08-02-2016 03:43 PM

very cool mallet ….....GREAT VIDEO


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