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Project by waho6o9 posted 07-03-2014 03:51 AM 675 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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BigRedKnothead

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#1 posted 07-03-2014 04:02 AM

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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ward63

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#2 posted 07-03-2014 06:53 AM

Thats a beautiful mallet.

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#3 posted 07-03-2014 10:15 AM

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

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.com

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lew

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#4 posted 07-03-2014 01:32 PM

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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Bieser

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#5 posted 07-03-2014 01:38 PM

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

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#6 posted 07-03-2014 04:43 PM

Genius!

-- Paul, Las Vegas

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#7 posted 07-03-2014 04:56 PM

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 07-03-2014 06:14 PM

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 07-03-2014 06:50 PM

innovative, and really cool.

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#10 posted 07-04-2014 01:20 AM

very nice mallet.

-- wiser1934, new york

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#11 posted 07-04-2014 03:13 AM

That is a nice mallet. We’ll done.

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

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waho6o9

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#12 posted 07-04-2014 01:10 PM

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:
http://lumberjocks.com/topics/59515

Maybe join the box swap or the saw swap?
http://lumberjocks.com/topics/61364
http://lumberjocks.com/topics/62130

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