My first mallet

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Sorry for the crappy cell phone pic. My first mallet: its nothing fancy but it sure is completely homemade … pecan handle from a tree I cut down 2 years ago and a maple head from a large limb I pruned 2 winters ago. A little Early American stain and there it is.

-- If I had more money, I'd have more tools

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#1 posted 06-22-2011 04:00 AM

There’s nothing better than tools that you have made. Nice one

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#2 posted 06-22-2011 04:34 AM

I made a mallet from a maple tree cut down from my Father in laws. It is one of my most cherished and used tools. Nothing like making a tool yourself.

-- -Shawn

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#3 posted 06-22-2011 04:42 AM

nice looking mallet TJ.

-- RKWoods

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#4 posted 06-22-2011 05:17 AM

nice mallet and the cell picture isn’t bad at all.

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#5 posted 06-22-2011 05:28 AM

Nice mallet TJ11. Look forward to more great projects!!!!!!!!

-- The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart. "Helen Keller"

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#6 posted 06-22-2011 05:29 AM

Nice Mallet, my next project.

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#7 posted 06-22-2011 06:42 AM

Working the wood you cut must be cool. Nice work.

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#8 posted 07-05-2011 03:57 AM

Great mallet-that Is going to be one of my upcoming projects

-- Reginald

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#9 posted 09-11-2014 03:46 AM

Its great and even better that you took the wood from your trees yourself for it. Bad@$$

-- Joseph, Irvine CA, @palas_woodcraft on Instagram

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#10 posted 01-01-2017 09:58 PM

This mallet is a wonderful shop made tool.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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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#11 posted 01-01-2017 10:27 PM

would of liked more pictures of it …......GREAT JOB :<)


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