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Mixed mopani mallet yo

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Project by Bertha posted 10-29-2012 04:34 PM 2321 views 0 times favorited 35 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this mopani mallet for fellow Lumberjock and street rapper ScottyB, yo. It’s meant as a plane iron setting mallet and has one lucky striking surface. Thanks for looking.
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Edit: added some size comparisons. Thanks for looking!

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog





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Dan

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#1 posted 10-29-2012 04:41 PM

Very nice… I like the little plane on the top.

-- Dan - "Collector of Hand Planes"

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#2 posted 10-29-2012 04:42 PM

smashing good job.

-- http://timetestedtools.net - Collecting is an investment in the past, and the future.

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Bertha

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#3 posted 10-29-2012 04:48 PM

Thank you, fine gents:)

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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#4 posted 10-29-2012 04:51 PM

Thats a good thumper….or rather adjuster.

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Bertha

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#5 posted 10-29-2012 04:54 PM

Thanks, Ratchet! I should take a picture with something to scale. It’s smaller than it looks. Hold on, I’ll find something.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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#6 posted 10-29-2012 05:03 PM

That ought to be a hit with your friend!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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Bertha

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#7 posted 10-29-2012 05:05 PM

The mallet puns are phenomenal! :)
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Thanks, Jim:)

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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#8 posted 10-29-2012 05:10 PM

Bang up job!!

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#9 posted 10-29-2012 05:22 PM

oooh…me like mopani…
turned out nice, Al,

-- tr ...see one, do one, teach one...

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#10 posted 10-29-2012 05:55 PM

Outstanding Al. The contrast of fine furniture/caveman is awesome. Well done man, well done.

-- ~Tony

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#11 posted 10-29-2012 06:08 PM

Looking good.
Hope you pick up the right one, so we will have no BANG.
Lovely detail on the top, really cool.
Best thoughts,
Mads

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#12 posted 10-29-2012 06:20 PM

Looks great, I bet it turns out to be a hit with Scott…

See what I did there ;-)

-- Mos - Twin Cities, MN - http://www.youtube.com/MosquitoMods - http://www.TheModsquito.com

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#13 posted 10-29-2012 06:41 PM

Hard to beat that!!

-- http://timetestedtools.net - Collecting is an investment in the past, and the future.

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Bertha

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#14 posted 10-29-2012 07:36 PM

Thanks, guys:) Mads, the gun was for size comparison; I’d never beat a chisel with a Belgian Browning;)
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Tony, I really like that…caveman meets craftsman. I think I’m going to start doing more of that clash. It’s a rewarding thing.
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Mos for the pun win:)

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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Bertha

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#15 posted 10-29-2012 07:39 PM

Man, do I have some kind of ape hand? I posted the size comparison pic and my hand looks weird. What the hell, man? Anyhow, carry on.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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