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My first project of my journey into hand tools only. A simple mallet, mystery pallet wood for the head, and hard maple for the handle. finished with teak oil. 100% by hand from rough to finished. not much but it functions.
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#1 posted 05-29-2011 05:28 PM
Very nice. It should get lots of use.
-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov
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#2 posted 05-31-2011 03:09 PM
Kinda looks like walnut, but more striking grain
-- Dan, Rochester, NY
#3 posted 05-31-2011 03:40 PM
Dan – It worked much like walnut, planes flew through it like butter, smelled nutty too.Whatever it is, it was at a price I can afford ….free.
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#4 posted 05-31-2011 10:14 PM
That’s a nice mallet, Wayne. I love shop built tools.
-- 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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