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Turned carvers mallet

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Project by stanleywc posted 09-22-2007 06:03 PM 3921 views 3 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This mallet is made of an unknown south american hard wood and hard maple. it is finshed with antique oil and is VERY heavy.

-- Stan, South Carolina,





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#1 posted 09-22-2007 06:04 PM

Looks too nice to use…Good job.

-- Rob (A) Waxahachie,TX

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#2 posted 09-22-2007 06:24 PM

I agree with Rob, just to nice to hit something with it.

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service http://westcoastlands.net/Sawmill.html http://westcoastlands.net/SawBucks2/phpBB3 http://www.portablesawmill.info

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#3 posted 09-22-2007 06:25 PM

Very nice… looks like lyptus possibly. Very hard and heavy.

-- Bob, Carver Massachusetts, Sawdust Maker http://www.capecodbaychallenge.org

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#4 posted 09-22-2007 06:31 PM

well done !! love the contrast

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#5 posted 09-22-2007 06:32 PM

That is just too pretty. Did I tell you I like pretty tools. (stealing from Don)

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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mot

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#6 posted 09-22-2007 07:07 PM

That’s cool!

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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#7 posted 09-22-2007 07:31 PM

Nice! Very clean and elegant.

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#8 posted 09-22-2007 08:08 PM

A nice carvers mallet. I like the lamination on the maple handle. Can you post a picture of the other end. Does the handle go all the way through. How thick is the laminated wood?

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia karsonwm@gmail.com †

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#9 posted 09-22-2007 11:02 PM

Beautiful mallet. I would hate to hit the first chisel with it though.

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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#10 posted 09-23-2007 12:16 AM

I need one of these. Thanks for the kick. Really nice.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#11 posted 09-23-2007 03:20 AM

Beautiful workmanship! It must be cool to make tools to use – one of these days, I’ll give it a try.

-- Robb

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#12 posted 09-23-2007 04:58 AM

Beautiful mallet – looks like it would raise quite a knot on your head :-))

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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#13 posted 09-23-2007 10:35 AM

I like it!

-- CanuckDon "I just love small wooden boxes!" http://www.dpb-photos.com/

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#14 posted 09-23-2007 12:10 PM

gorgeous! Definitely a piece of art and not something to bamm with.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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#15 posted 09-23-2007 02:22 PM

Do you think I can tell my wife that I need a lathe, so I can make a stick to beat my caring tools into submission, so I can make her something :)

It looks like that feels good in the hand, it sure is easy on the eye.

-- "so much to learn and so little time"..

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