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Project by Francisco Luna posted 03-17-2009 05:13 AM 3380 views 6 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was in need of a Large Mallet for some mortise work I am doing now, so I made this one over the weekend.
The wood is ash, 14” tall, and the head is 3.5”x3.5”x7”. Tung Oil finish.

-- Nature is my manifestation of God. I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day's work. I follow in building the principles which nature has used in its domain" Frank Lloyd Wright





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Max

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#1 posted 03-17-2009 05:16 AM

That looks like it ought to do the trick….. Nice

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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#2 posted 03-17-2009 05:46 AM

Looks great, getting hit with that thing would be a real “grain in the ash” :)

Seriously…nice job!

Thanks for posting it.

-- Martin, Kansas

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#3 posted 03-17-2009 05:46 AM

That ought to transfer a bunch of force! Nice looking mallet.

-- Gary

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#4 posted 03-17-2009 03:21 PM

nice mallet , how do you like your two cherry mortise chisel in the picture?

-- Martin, Gatineau, Québec

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#5 posted 03-17-2009 05:37 PM

Thanks for the comments.
Martin, The chisel is nice, well made and well balanced, it’s big! (14”overall l.)

-- Nature is my manifestation of God. I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day's work. I follow in building the principles which nature has used in its domain" Frank Lloyd Wright

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#6 posted 03-17-2009 06:44 PM

Nice mallet – I have been meaning to make one those.

-- Measure twice, cut once, bang into place

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#7 posted 03-17-2009 07:25 PM

Almost to nice to use.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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#8 posted 03-17-2009 10:04 PM

yep….going to make me one….!! Got lots of ash laying around…like the dowel idea!

-- George..." I love the smell of a workshop in the morning!"

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prez

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#9 posted 03-17-2009 10:05 PM

maybe a wee bit smaller!! :)

-- George..." I love the smell of a workshop in the morning!"

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#10 posted 03-18-2009 03:55 PM

Nice mallet.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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