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Scrap walnut?...Check.

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Glue?...check.
Clamps?...check
Shellac?...check.
Frustration with expensive Figured Sapele twisting after resaw on the TS?...check.

Voila…a mallet.

Not sure what I’m going to do with it but surely all wood shops need a homemade mallet, right?

Happy hammering!

Greg

-- "Hey, you dang woodchucks! Quit chuckin' my wood!"





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Oldtool

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#1 posted 734 days ago

That works. Good use of what could end up as scrap wood.

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Alexandre

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#2 posted 734 days ago

Awesome! How heavy is it?

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EthanV

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#3 posted 734 days ago

You could use it as a gavel. Pretty nifty.

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#4 posted 733 days ago

Nice work.

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ghazard

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#5 posted 733 days ago

Alexandre – Not as heavy as I thought it would turn out. Less than a pound in my estimation…without actually weighing it.

UPDATE: I used it last night to smash M&Ms in a ziploc bag to sprinkle on vanilla ice cream. I am happy to report that it handled the job very well!

Greg

-- "Hey, you dang woodchucks! Quit chuckin' my wood!"

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