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Another wooden mallet!!

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Project by Don W posted 10-23-2011 06:34 PM 1531 views 3 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

When I built the last mallet I had intended to built it round, but my lathe broke. Yesterday I got the part and the lathe is back running, so I figured I’d finish it. Its a chunk of cherry firewood. I believe the handle is an old broom handle.

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David Grimes

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#1 posted 10-23-2011 10:13 PM

You are on a roll. Very nice, Don W ! The grain on the head looks too good to be smacking other stuff with.

-- If you're going to stir the pot, think BIG spoon or SMALL boat paddle. David Grimes, Georgia

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#2 posted 10-24-2011 09:58 AM

Really nice.
Nothing like homemade tools.
I just read that in the old days they used to use burl or root for the mallets, that is interesting.
Best thoughts,
Mads

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

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#3 posted 10-24-2011 02:48 PM

It looks like another great tool.
Nice work. I really the shape of the head.

-- Anthony

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