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Project by August McCormick Lehman III posted 09-29-2014 06:53 PM 2012 views 2 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

this is a simple project since i dont know how to turn wood. i just use my lathe to turn a simple square hickory to a diameter. and drilled and tap it to attach to the mallet head

-- https://photos.google.com/b/114897950873317692653/





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#1 posted 09-29-2014 06:55 PM

Nice work, August.

-- I came - I sawed - I over-built

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#2 posted 09-29-2014 07:04 PM

That’s cool. Did you machine the head?
Is it some odd part of some device?

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#3 posted 09-29-2014 07:08 PM

very nice work man

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#4 posted 09-29-2014 07:16 PM

Looks great, August!
Love that Bronze!

-- tr ...see one, do one, teach one...

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#5 posted 09-29-2014 08:05 PM

Looks great! I’d be afraid the grooves would damage the chisel handle though.

-- Dennis, WV

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#6 posted 09-29-2014 08:14 PM

thanks Tod
thanks mos
thanks TerryR

-- https://photos.google.com/b/114897950873317692653/

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#7 posted 09-29-2014 08:19 PM



That s cool. Did you machine the head?
Is it some odd part of some device?

- Loren


yes i did
similar to this

-- https://photos.google.com/b/114897950873317692653/

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#8 posted 09-29-2014 09:52 PM

That’s cool! A persuasive mallet or monstrous honey dipper! :)

-- Peter Brown - Collector of WD-40 and wood splinters

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#9 posted 09-29-2014 11:40 PM

Thanks peter
Yeah your probably right LOL
Maybe glue hide ???? Thanks for looking

-- https://photos.google.com/b/114897950873317692653/

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#10 posted 09-29-2014 11:44 PM



Looks great! I d be afraid the grooves would damage the chisel handle though.

- drbyte


Yeah that’s definitely something I did not look at.
Well it’s gonna be a good lesson learn.
Thanks for looking

-- https://photos.google.com/b/114897950873317692653/

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#11 posted 09-30-2014 12:28 PM

That thing is COOL!

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#12 posted 09-30-2014 05:24 PM

Nice Mallet !!

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

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#13 posted 10-01-2014 12:25 AM

Thanks Joe

Thanks Pat

Thanks for looking

-- https://photos.google.com/b/114897950873317692653/

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#14 posted 10-01-2014 06:53 PM

Very nice looking mallet! If the grooves really damage the chisels, one ore two wraps of leather will probably be a solution.

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#15 posted 10-01-2014 08:00 PM



Very nice looking mallet! If the grooves really damage the chisels, one ore two wraps of leather will probably be a solution.

- muesli


Thanks bud,
My other thought was hockey tape like what Rob cosman always say.
Or I could just put it back on the lathe.
Looks sexy so I might just leave it as is and use it as a paper weight ??? LOL
Thanks for kind words.

-- https://photos.google.com/b/114897950873317692653/

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