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Project by Dave T posted 990 days ago 1030 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was playing around with the lathe this weekend. I’ve wanted a solid wood mallet for awhile. Saw a couple of articles about it and decided to try my hand at it. Not quite the conventional design, but it works pretty well.





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RichardMu

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#1 posted 989 days ago

Great looking mallet and you don’t have to worry about breaking the handle. Should get the job done.

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

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TimL

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#2 posted 989 days ago

That chunky handle should be good, it will give it a little more balance and comfort during use.

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Dave T

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#3 posted 989 days ago

It’s suprisingly comfortable to use, althought a little short. The next one will certainly be longer.

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Napaman

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#4 posted 989 days ago

i believe the best things in life ARE “Not quite the conventional design, but it work(s) pretty well.”

if you are having fun and learning…awesome…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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rance

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#5 posted 989 days ago

That’s not a lathe, that’s a scrollsaw. But nice job on the Mallet. :)

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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Don W

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#6 posted 989 days ago

Nice job. It was one of my first to. I use mine the time.

-- There is nothing like the sound of a well tuned hand plane. - http://timetestedtools.wordpress.com (timetestedtools at hotmail dot c0m)

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