Crazy carver's mallet

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Project by georgieporgie posted 04-11-2017 04:35 PM 633 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A couple of years ago I glued up a bunch of scraps, couldn’t think of a project for it, and stored it in my shop. When I decided to make a carver’s mallet I realized that all the woods I used are pretty hard and heavy so this blank finally came in handy. It is made up of purple heart, maple, and some unknown tropical species. I am looking forward to putting it to use! Thanks for taking a look, George

-- - George: Richland, Washington

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#1 posted 04-11-2017 04:44 PM

Well; I think that is too pretty to use hard. Light tapping only!

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#2 posted 04-11-2017 10:53 PM

That is a great looking mallet. It will be a joy to use. the species you used make for great mallets.

-- Bruce, Boise, ID

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#3 posted 04-12-2017 02:48 AM

I got lazy and bought a mallet with a urethane head at Woodcraft. I like yours WAY better!

-- Random Orbital Nailer

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