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Project by DTWoodknot posted 02-24-2010 07:27 PM 1291 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I finally got my lathe set back up after rearranging the shop so I made my first attempt at a mallet to get a “wood chip fix”, I had no real dimension to go by so i just winged it. it weight is a little over a 1 LB. I think I want to make another that weights a little less as well. the wood is Maple cut from a tree I downed about a year ago, I came across the log when splitting wood for the fireplace I spared from the fire and since have been digging out all of the maple from the wood pile with the intent of making something else.

wood chip fix or sawdust fix (Slang) to create small particles of wood in order to satisfy the desire to build something from wood using (hand or Power) tools.

Used in a sentence “Honey I’m going down to the shop for a”

-- Dave, I wood if I could but I can't so I woodknot





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Hallmark

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#1 posted 02-24-2010 10:23 PM

Nice job on the mallet.

-- Style is simple, but not my execution of it.

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CreekWoodworker

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#2 posted 02-25-2010 01:16 AM

Nice mallet, it should be able to pound out a few hand cut mortise and dovetails.

-- Mike ...Success is often the result of taking a misstep in the right direction

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jayjay

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#3 posted 02-25-2010 03:50 AM

That thing can do some serious pounding.

-- ~Jason~ , Albuquerque NM

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