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Found another mallet in my cutoff pile. This on is out of oak and walnut with purpleheart wedges. The plans were in Shopnotes volume 2. It has 2 pockets loaded with lead sinkers makes into a dead blow. weighs in at 19oz
-- Bruce, Boise, ID
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#1 posted 11-02-2012 04:25 PM
Nice work Bruce. I have that Shopnotes issue, I will have to resurrect it and build me one too!
-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green
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#2 posted 11-02-2012 07:03 PM
Nice mallet. One can never have too many hammers.
-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln
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#3 posted 11-02-2012 08:37 PM
Very nice, are the striking surfaces padded with leather?
-- - Power is not revealed by striking hard or often, but by striking true. -
#4 posted 11-02-2012 09:09 PM
Yes. The local Tandy leather store has bins of cutoffs for next to nothing. I have enough leather now to make about a dozen of these.
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#5 posted 11-03-2012 01:49 AM
Nice mallet, always good to have a few mallets around.
-- Measure twice, cut once, then rout a whole bunch
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