Mallet Swap 2014

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Project by waho6o9 posted 55 days ago 584 views 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here’s a mallet made of leather sandwiched between paduk with a metal

tube in the center. I turned a maple handle with a tenon and it fit in

the tube quite nicely. I epoxied everything together and turned it

all at the same time so I wouldn’t mess it up and I’m glad it turned

out concentric.

Thanks for handling the swap Terry and it was fun participating
in another LJ mallet swap.

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#1 posted 55 days ago

Sweet lookin sammich there. Nice job bro.

-- Red -- "That the powerful play goes on, and you may contribute a verse." W. Whitman

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#2 posted 55 days ago

Thats a beautiful mallet.

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#3 posted 55 days ago

Well done. I like the leather head. Good idea.

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#4 posted 55 days ago

That turned out Fantastic! Love the color of the Paduk and leather together.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#5 posted 55 days ago

It looks great on my tool wall I must say. And works even better!

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#6 posted 55 days ago


-- Paul, Las Vegas

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#7 posted 55 days ago

Nice mallet, waho. A solid, no-marking mallet.

-- People say I hammer like lightning. It's not that I'm fast -- it's that I never hit the same place twice!

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Skip Mathews

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#8 posted 55 days ago

Very nice mallet! I like the leather idea!
I am new to the LJ community, what is the mallet swap all about?

-- Being focused on a project is the best meditation, it allows you to live in the moment"

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#9 posted 55 days ago

innovative, and really cool.

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#10 posted 54 days ago

very nice mallet.

-- wiser1934, new york

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#11 posted 54 days ago

That is a nice mallet. We’ll done.

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

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#12 posted 54 days ago

Thank you for the kind words folks and enjoy the Fourth of July!

Welcome to LJ’s Skip! Here’s the thread on the swap:

Maybe join the box swap or the saw swap?

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