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Woodworking Kuwait Souvenir Mallet

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Project by SawDustKing posted 747 days ago 1433 views 2 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I got the inspiration for this project from Steve Ramsey at www.woodworkingformeremortals.com. I am currently deployed overseas in Kuwait and I thought it would be a good idea to make myself a mallet that I could use in my shop back home. It was a really simple build, especially with Steve’s video on youtube Make a wood mallet. I obviously changed mine a bit, and I kept the head of the mallet square and just rounded the corners while I sanded. I also put a coin of my unit in the front so help give it a little extra something as a keepsake. It’s made out of hard maple and walnut, and finished with mineral oil. I plan on putting leather on the ends like Steve did, but I don’t have access to that here so I’ll wait and finish it up when I get home. Thanks again Steve for sharing your knowledge and wisdom of woodworking and for the inspiration!

-- Woodworking for the hobbyist woodworker. http://sawdustking.com





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Stevinmarin

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#1 posted 747 days ago

That is a beautiful mallet. So glad you made one! Thanks man.

-- Entertainment for mere mortal woodworkers. http://www.WoodworkingForMereMortals.com

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hunter71

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#2 posted 747 days ago

I can only imagine what will happen to the mallet when RSO xrays it in your luggage. They will love the sand….................... when they find it.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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