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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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#6 posted 09-22-2007 07:07 PM
-- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org †
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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.
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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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