Another mallet

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Project by johnstoneb posted 658 days ago 969 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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 658 days ago

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 658 days ago

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 658 days ago

Very nice, are the striking surfaces padded with leather?

-- - Power is not revealed by striking hard or often, but by striking true. -

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#4 posted 658 days ago

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.

-- Bruce, Boise, ID

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#5 posted 658 days ago

Nice mallet, always good to have a few mallets around.

-- Measure twice, cut once, then rout a whole bunch

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