1st Chisel Mallet ?

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Project by jaykaypur posted 01-11-2012 02:54 AM 1139 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made this today just messing around in the shop. Handle is walnut and the mallet is, I think, mountain locust. Picked it up last week on a hilltop in WV. Mallet wood is very dense and makes a nice sound when striking. The handle length is overkill and I may cut it off some but it really feels, fits, and hits well.

Very solid and a tool I needed. It ain’t the prettiest but I made it and it works and that’s that! LOL

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#1 posted 01-11-2012 03:32 AM

Looks good for just messing around.

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#2 posted 01-11-2012 04:06 AM

Now that is a beautiful tool. Well may it serve you.

-- Cad a dheanfaimid feasta gan adhmad.......?

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#3 posted 01-11-2012 05:13 AM

I Like It!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#4 posted 01-11-2012 01:55 PM

The curve of the handle looks like my old framing hammer ,should feel good in the hand nice idea.

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#5 posted 01-11-2012 08:04 PM

If it looks good, works good and hits good – it is good.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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