Completed Wood Mallet

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Project by Crushgroovin posted 10-14-2010 07:33 PM 1350 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Finally got around to completing the Mallet/Gavel project I purchased from Penn State. Pretty easy project to complete. It is solid Hard Maple. I am going to put together another one to give my friend who is working towards becoming a judge. I got to use my new Carbide turning chisels I purchased off of eBay from Harrison Specialties Not the best looking tool but man they work great. They take a bit of getting used to, I watched the video on their website several times before I was able to turn without catching the edge. Now it is a smooth easy process. They sure make quick work of roughing stock.

I finished it with Walnut Oil & some brush on Poly.

-- I wouldn't be so arrogant if you weren't such a moron!

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#1 posted 10-14-2010 07:44 PM

That’s a real nice Gavel.
Do you make a matching Block/Anvil?
I love turning Gavels, they have a nice feel to them.

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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#2 posted 10-14-2010 08:58 PM

Good looking mallet, a unique head.

Thanks for sharing

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#3 posted 10-14-2010 11:11 PM

Nice mallet.

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#4 posted 10-15-2010 03:34 AM

Nice! I really like to asymmetrical head.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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