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Project by 8ball posted 12-15-2011 08:08 AM 851 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Here are two mallets Im working on. I ordered the tool to cut the threads but its not here yet. The one on the right is curly maple. These will be christmas gifts. Thanks for looking

-- Rodney, Arlington Texas





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nobuckle

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#1 posted 12-15-2011 01:35 PM

Those are going to be real nice. I’m sure that they will be received with much gratitude.

-- Doug - Make an effort to live by the slogan "We try harder"

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Karson

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#2 posted 12-15-2011 08:29 PM

Great looking. Where are you getting the threaders.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia karsonwm@gmail.com †

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8ball

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#3 posted 12-16-2011 08:19 AM

The one on the left the head cracked so it will be a show (sample) piece. And I order the threader from woodcraft the have several sizes but it wont ship until 01 01 12. Another source is www.garrettwade.com part # 98n11 for the 1”

-- Rodney, Arlington Texas

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Karson

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#4 posted 12-18-2011 04:32 PM

I’ve also drilled the hole a litle wider at the bottom of the hole and then cut a slit in the tenon and glued it and drove it into the head with a wedge in the slit.

That also holds great.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia karsonwm@gmail.com †

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