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Project by DaddyZ posted 07-01-2014 02:26 PM 1592 views 5 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Swap Mallet for 2014

Pic 2 – Start with Log
Pic 3 – Cut down to size
Pic 4 – Finished product

I got to send mine out west to a good LJ (Airframer) Hope it holds up well in experienced hands…

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one





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ShaneA

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#1 posted 07-01-2014 02:49 PM

Digging the handle details. Looks great.

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Don W

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#2 posted 07-01-2014 02:57 PM

I agree. The handle makes the mallet.

-- http://timetestedtools.net - Collecting is an investment in the past, and the future.

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Sanding2day

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#3 posted 07-01-2014 03:16 PM

A beast of a mallet to be sure… Great work Pat! Thanks for sharing…

-- Dan

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Mosquito

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#4 posted 07-01-2014 03:16 PM

I’ll 3rd, the handle is sweet. Like the grain in the mallet head too.

-- Mos - Twin Cities, MN - http://www.youtube.com/MosquitoMods - http://www.TheModsquito.com

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#5 posted 07-01-2014 03:35 PM

Love this! Well done!

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7Footer

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#6 posted 07-01-2014 03:35 PM

4th! Sweet mallet Pat. Also very cool seeing the starting pic of the log, amazing what you can make out of a log! Farm to table of sorts.

-- http://www.youtube.com/nrk411

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489tad

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#7 posted 07-01-2014 05:20 PM

Sharp looking mallet. I too like the process from log to bench.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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Airframer

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#8 posted 07-01-2014 06:56 PM

The mallet is freakin’ sweet man! I love it and yes the handle is very nicely done!

-- Eric - "I'm getting proficient with these hand jobbers. - BigRedKnothead"

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Hammerthumb

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#9 posted 07-01-2014 10:36 PM

Looks comfortable to hold. Nice work DaddyZ.

-- Paul, Las Vegas

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Mean_Dean

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#10 posted 07-02-2014 12:24 AM

Great looking mallet—love the handle!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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Mr. E

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#11 posted 07-02-2014 03:17 AM

Great looking balance to that baby!

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Roger

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#12 posted 07-08-2014 06:25 PM

Sweet! Everyone needs a thumper er 2 in and around the shop

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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DaddyZ

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#13 posted 07-11-2014 03:28 PM

Wood may be Catalpa

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

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helluvawreck

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#14 posted 12-24-2017 06:28 PM

This mallet is a beautiful shop made tool.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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