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Red Oak Mallet

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Project by CodyM posted 05-03-2011 07:28 AM 2013 views 2 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Red oak mallet made with shop scraps. Dimensions- Head: 2”T x 2.25”W x 5”L; Handle: 1”T x 1.25”W x 9.75”L. Handle is attached to the head with a wedged mortise and tenon which is also pinned through the side. Wedges and pegs are walnut. Mallet is finished with a coat of Danish Oil. After using for a bit it would have been alot better the make the handle two or three inches longer.

-- Cody - Salt Lake City, UT





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Dennisgrosen

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#1 posted 05-03-2011 10:47 AM

that will hold up to alot of banging :-)

Dennis

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#2 posted 05-06-2011 02:42 AM

Very pretty. Thanks for sharing.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#3 posted 05-15-2011 09:28 PM

thats a mallet
well done

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions - http://www.steliart.com --

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#4 posted 02-04-2012 06:24 PM

Great looking mallet. The wedges and pins stand out and look great.

-- You will never build it unless you try. The second one always turns out better.

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