Making a mallet

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Blog entry by andyboy posted 01-24-2012 11:18 AM 5644 reads 4 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Another small project that can easily be made in the home shed.
Good machining and hand skills. A handy mallet to protect those wood handled chisels. I use mine for tent pegs…all sorts. Hope you find it useful.

-- Andy Halewoodworker. You can't finish if you don't finish. So finish it, because finish is everything.

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#1 posted 01-24-2012 04:06 PM

cool video mate, thanks

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions

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#2 posted 01-24-2012 05:04 PM

Whats the deal with ripping the board on the TS then flipping it to finish the cut?

-- “Don’t tell me what can’t be done, tell me what you want done then shut up and get out of my way and let me do it!”

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#3 posted 01-24-2012 05:14 PM

Quick and simple. My favorite woodworking friends, thanks for the post.

-- Doug - Make an effort to live by the slogan "We try harder"

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#4 posted 01-24-2012 05:39 PM

Nice mallet!

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#5 posted 01-24-2012 06:13 PM

That’s a great mallet and video Andy! Thanks alot. I’m gonna make one next.

-- Ken --------- never try and put 5 lbs. of tenon in a 3 lb. mortise.

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#6 posted 01-24-2012 06:39 PM

Great video.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#7 posted 01-24-2012 08:25 PM

Great project on a hardworking tool. Very nice job on the video.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#8 posted 01-26-2012 03:33 AM

The words abound. Very nice video and project. Thanks for sharing.
Oh, the end is very original!

Las palabras sobran. Lindo video y proyecto. Gracias por compartirlo.
Oh, ¡el final es muy original!

-- Our lives are marked and bound together by concentric rings. Martín - Argentina

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#9 posted 01-26-2012 03:51 AM

Great job! Excellent project, and loved your ending. Why the boo’s?

Keep’em coming

-- Nicky

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#10 posted 01-27-2012 11:51 PM

Ah the boo’s just me and the kids been silly….

-- Andy Halewoodworker. You can't finish if you don't finish. So finish it, because finish is everything.

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#11 posted 01-28-2012 02:46 PM

Nice job and great video, I made a few of these a while back great project! Thx for sharing.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#12 posted 02-08-2012 01:36 PM

That’s great, thanks! Love the cheering at the end. I need to remember to wax the bottom of my planes.

-- JJ - Northern Illinois

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