Coupla persuaders

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Project by Kennethjg posted 02-04-2016 01:26 AM 943 views 0 times favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch

I needed a good, heavy mallet, but I didn’t wanna make something too pretty to use, so I made these out of an old oak 4×4’s. I wasn’t sure if it was wise to use a knot in a mallet, but I wanted to get those quarter sawn patterns on top. Anyway, I don’t think Thor could break that white oak.

-- It ain't custom unless you fucked it up.

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#1 posted 02-04-2016 02:29 AM

Nice work!

I just made one and kept the knot as well. Having watched a videos about it somewhere the guy said the knot is where the tree worked the hardest and so is the strongest. Strong is good!

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