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Project by Miniderub posted 12-03-2015 02:21 PM 1333 views 8 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I like making tools more than furniture. Actually….not really. but its close! All made from Bubinga and African Blackwood.
Straight edge—> 36L x 2 1/4H x 3/4T
Winding sticks—> 30L x 2 1/4H x 5/8T inlayed on both sides so I can use either one in front or back.
Mallet—> handle 9” long and head is 4L x 2 1/2H. Its a little on the heavy side. but I want to try using it for a while before I decide to make the irreversible decision of cutting some material off to save some weight.
Thanks for looking and hope you like
Marco





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SJWoodCreations

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#1 posted 12-03-2015 04:58 PM

You could bore holes through the mallet head and fill them with dowels of different wood species to adjust the weight.. That is if the mallet head isn’t already filled with something. Nice work!

-- Sam --- Tulsa, OK

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Shuja

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#2 posted 12-03-2015 05:13 PM

Nice work.
Actually simple & beautiful

-- shuja

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fitzhugh

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#3 posted 12-04-2015 02:53 AM

You did a fantastic job. I’m with you on the joy of making tools, by the way.
Nice lines on the straight edge.

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woodbutcherbynight

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#4 posted 12-04-2015 03:32 AM

Nice, almost brings a tear to the eye to use them., LOL

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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Andre

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#5 posted 12-04-2015 07:12 AM

Made some winding sticks from Jatoba a while back and noticed that they had a slight arch to them after a few months in the shop? Just something to watch out for in the future especially on the straight edge. Mine are a bit smaller so not sure what the difference might be.

-- Lifting one end of the plank.

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helluvawreck

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#6 posted 12-04-2015 01:33 PM

Nice work, Marco.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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bkseitz

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#7 posted 12-04-2015 03:41 PM

Looks too good to use as tools

-Brian K Seitz

-- bkseitz, Washington "if everything is going well, you've obviously overlooked something"

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