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Mallet for My Daughter

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Project by IantheTinker posted 02-16-2018 12:58 AM 900 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a mallet I made for my daughter, it is made from oak and a piece of blockboard for a little contrast. I consider this my best mallet to date. I finished it with boiled linseed oil and then added a topcoat or two of 50/50 clear Shellac and denatured alcohol.

The handle shape is a little unique at the pommel because I did not continue two of the chamfers to the very end. I did this so that there would be somewhat of a “swell” to help it stay in her hand when she swings. She dearly wants something to whack with it, her brothers better be careful!

-- “How you feeling, Roy?”... “a little unappreciated, Al...” - Die Hard





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AJ1104

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#1 posted 02-16-2018 02:28 AM

Beautiful job. Your daughter will love it!

-- AJ

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IantheTinker

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#2 posted 02-16-2018 03:03 AM



Beautiful job. Your daughter will love it!

- AJ1104

Thank you, AJ! She does enjoy it, she even tries to get me to use it when I need a mallet. Knowing that something of hers is help8ng me out makes her feel good. Children are a real blessing.

-- “How you feeling, Roy?”... “a little unappreciated, Al...” - Die Hard

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#3 posted 02-16-2018 05:01 AM

Nice looking mallet

-- Rick M, http://thewoodknack.blogspot.com/

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#4 posted 02-16-2018 04:07 PM

Good work Ian!

-- "If you want to go fast, go alone... but if you want to go far, go with a team."

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IantheTinker

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#5 posted 02-17-2018 04:46 AM

Thanks, Rick, thanks, Matt!

-- “How you feeling, Roy?”... “a little unappreciated, Al...” - Die Hard

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#6 posted 02-19-2018 04:45 AM

Good job
She will like it !

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