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Project by JerryinCreek posted 07-22-2014 11:06 PM 2215 views 13 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I was actually (embarrassingly) going to purchase a mallet for myself. I looked at the prices and what I would get and decided against it. I found plans I liked by “Woodworkers Journal.” I had scraps of maple and bubinga – and it was a cold winter in Wisconsin!

-- Jerry, Johnson Creek, WI "If it was meant to be different it would be."





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jaykaypur

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#1 posted 07-22-2014 11:40 PM

You did a beautiful job on this. I really like the woods you used and how they are used. This would look great in any shop! Nice work.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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wiwildcat

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#2 posted 07-22-2014 11:46 PM

Good looking mallet. Liking the contrasting lumber.

-- Wisconsin Wildcat

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mmh

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#3 posted 07-23-2014 12:11 AM

A very handsome mallet, almost too pretty to hit things with!

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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doubleDD

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#4 posted 07-23-2014 01:55 AM

Very elegant mallet. Like mmh said, they are to nice to use. Fortunately I received one as a gift from LJ buddy Kiefer. I only use it as a tapping mallet and to show off to friends. You did a fine job.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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hotncold

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#5 posted 07-23-2014 02:21 AM

Fantastic workmanship Jerry! And it’s beautiful!

-- Dennie - Tennessee

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Ted

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#6 posted 07-23-2014 02:24 AM

The mallet looks a little too nice… I wouldn’t want to use it for hitting stuff. Great job!

-- There are three types of people in this world... those who make things happen, those who watch things happen, and those who wonder what happened.

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bruc101

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#7 posted 07-23-2014 03:08 AM

If I had a mallet looked that good I would hang it on the wall in my office.

Beautiful work and a great marriage of the woods.

-- Bruce Free Plans http://plans.sawmillvalley.org http://www.sawmillvalley.org

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Don10

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#8 posted 07-23-2014 03:11 AM

Nice work Jerry and thanks for getting me in Lumberjocks.

-- Don, Watertown Wisconsin , parsimony, utility and elegance - blueprint for any project.

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Alistair

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#9 posted 07-23-2014 09:15 AM

This is one of the best mallets I have seen. Fantastic job Jerry, really very impressed!

-- For more details about this project please check out my Blog: http://shavingsandawl.com

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stefang

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#10 posted 07-23-2014 09:21 AM

Beautiful work and a great reminder that I need a new one myself.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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MShort

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#11 posted 07-23-2014 04:14 PM

This is way to nice to use. One of the best that I have seen also. GREAT job !!!

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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SteveGaskins

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#12 posted 07-23-2014 10:30 PM

Jerry, very nice mallet. I love the contrasting colors.

-- Steve, South Carolina, http://www.finewoodworkingofsc.com

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Mean_Dean

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

Beautiful mallet! Almost too nice to use!

-- Dean

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