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Project by AlvinNHP posted 06-18-2012 03:55 AM 1979 views 7 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Idea came from Stevin Marin – “Woodworking For Mere Mortals”
Mallets made from laminated ¾ Oak and Bloodwood inlays, finish with homemade Linseed oil and Tung oil blend. Each end of the mallet was hollowed out with 1 ¼ Forstner bitt and cast lead ingots used for weights.

-- Alvin - New Hyde Park, NY





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#1 posted 06-18-2012 08:53 AM

Very Nice Work! Thanks For Posting!

Rick

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#2 posted 06-18-2012 10:49 AM

Perfect timing. You hit my latest hot spot. Steve marin with woodworkingformeremortals.com just released a video on how to construct a mallet very similar to this. He got it from somewhere but anyway I really want to build one now! Nice job. Thnx for sharing!

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#3 posted 06-18-2012 02:06 PM

Super sweet mallets! What are the weights of them?

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#4 posted 06-18-2012 02:15 PM

Thanks for the comments: They are 38.2oz and 39.3oz

-- Alvin - New Hyde Park, NY

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#5 posted 06-18-2012 08:48 PM

Beat me to it :) I have one of these on my to build list. Yours came out really nice.

-- --- Richard Jackson

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#6 posted 06-18-2012 08:49 PM

Nice work on the inlays. Those are sweet little mallets.

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#7 posted 06-18-2012 08:50 PM

I love them! Care to send me one:)?

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#8 posted 06-18-2012 09:23 PM

These are really beautifull. The inlay makes them really elegant.

I think I am alo putting these on my list. Its something I need. Especially after this weekend when I absent mindedly tried to set a rare earth magnet in its hole with a regular steel hammer. Doh!

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#9 posted 06-18-2012 09:38 PM

They turned out realy nice. I just came up from the shop after putting the finish on that I made. I also got the idea to make one from Woodworking For Mere Mortals.My mallet does not look as nice as yours because I dident do any sort of inlay. To any one who has not made one yet there not that hard to make and a lot of fun I spent close to 4 hours on mine.

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#10 posted 06-20-2012 04:35 AM

I love the way the inlay and wedges came out on the through joint on the head.

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