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Project by Jim Good posted 09-09-2010 07:46 PM 1399 views 4 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Mallet of beech and alder. Mortise and twin-wedged tenon construction with carved handle. Made as part of Northwest Woodworking Studio joinery class with Gary Ragowski, summer 2010.

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#1 posted 09-09-2010 09:11 PM

Great looking mallet.

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#2 posted 09-09-2010 09:22 PM

You have made a wonderful tool that you will always cherish. Congratulations.

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#3 posted 09-09-2010 09:54 PM

Jim, that looks good. That class seems to have been very productive.


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#4 posted 09-10-2010 02:45 PM

Nice mallet! I really like the carved/shaped handle.

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#5 posted 09-11-2010 03:14 AM

Great work That will come in handy


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#7 posted 03-10-2011 08:29 PM

Isn’t as “fancy” as other mallets I’ve seen on LJ…however this one truly embodies the vision of “my futur mallet”, right down the the leather leash!

A couple of quick questions: What are the dimensions of the head, taper of the angle of the striking faces, length of handle, etc?


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