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Dad, why are you making a hammer?

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Project by Thesepaperwings posted 06-14-2015 11:32 PM 1769 views 2 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I got tired of using my ugly rubber mallet and decided that I needed one to match the furniture I was building. this is made from black walnut and white oak, both of which came from my family farm and were cut over 60 years ago.
I use the standard multiple piece head design with boiled linseed oil to finish it. 17oz and a little smaller then most people’s because I wanted a shorter mallet.
Handle is shaped with a spokeshave.





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#1 posted 06-15-2015 12:17 AM

Very nice mallet.love the wood choices.

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#2 posted 06-15-2015 05:13 PM

Nice mallet. Looks good

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#3 posted 06-15-2015 05:58 PM

I’m still using the ugly rubber one. Now I feel inclined to do something about it. Your mallet looks very nice though.

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#4 posted 10-09-2015 07:22 PM

Dad, why are you making a hammer?

- to hit something…

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