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Two mallets made from maple , one turned in one piece on the lathe, and the other a two piece with a threw tennon in the head for the handle. very handy for the shop.

-- rob, ont,canada





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76winger

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#1 posted 01-04-2011 04:24 AM

Nice!!!
Reminds me I need to turn out a couple for myself…

-- Dave, See some of my creations at: http://www.etsy.com/shop/76Winger

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ShopTinker

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#2 posted 01-04-2011 04:32 AM

Nice mallets. I had a block mallet similar to that one. It split about a year ago after 25 years of use and mostly miss-use.

-- Dan - Valparaiso, Indiana, "A smart man changes his mind, a fool never does."

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wseand

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#3 posted 01-04-2011 04:38 AM

Those ought to be quite handy and they look really nice. Great job.

-- Bill - "Freedom flies in your heart like an Eagle" Audie Murphy

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Robsshop

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#4 posted 01-04-2011 06:29 AM

I have not yet made myself some of these,looks like You have and they turned out great as well ! I will have to give these some consideration for my design, thanks for posting !

-- Rob,Gaithersburg,MD,One mans trash is another mans repurposed wood shop treasure ! ;-)

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Ken90712

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#5 posted 01-04-2011 12:03 PM

Nice, I was using my homemade Mallet this weekend. Enjoy! Should get many yrs of use on these.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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stefang

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#6 posted 01-04-2011 04:33 PM

Great mallets. I am sure you are going to get a lot of use out of them. I have some very like those. I’ve been thinking of turning a hole in the smaller one and melting some solder into or maybe just fill it with buckshot to give it a little more heft.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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mafe

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#7 posted 01-04-2011 08:26 PM

Lovely mallets, great job.
Best thoughts,
Mads

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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helluvawreck

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#8 posted 01-04-2011 09:10 PM

You did a fine job on these mallets.

-- 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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