Woodworking mallet

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Project by RDR_82 posted 10-08-2012 04:30 PM 3083 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I got the plans for this project from Steve over at Woodworking for Mere Mortals. He includes pretty much everything you need to know in the video so if you like the way it looks def check it out…certainly a fun project. I used what I had on hand so the handle is poplar and the head is cherry. I made some mistakes and learned a lot as usual but had a lot of fun making it and I am pleased with how it turned out. I finished it with boiled linseed oil.

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#1 posted 10-08-2012 05:26 PM

Nice work. Thanks man!

-- Entertainment for mere mortal woodworkers.

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#2 posted 10-08-2012 05:29 PM

You bet…thanks for all the great content Steve!

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#3 posted 10-08-2012 05:42 PM

Looks great ,Steve comes up with some very cool projects.

-- Custom furniture

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#4 posted 10-08-2012 09:42 PM

Nice wooden mallet!

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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#5 posted 10-08-2012 10:53 PM

Great mallet, Steve does have some really great vid’s that provide more than entertainment

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#6 posted 10-09-2012 05:08 AM

Nice mallet. Is that little bit of round over on the handle enough to make it comfortable to use?

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#7 posted 10-09-2012 01:56 PM

Yes, I think it is pretty comfortable. If I were to do it again I might shape it up some more, but I am happy with this one.

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