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Project by quicksilver posted 653 days ago 1635 views 5 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Help, I can’t stop myself.
Too bad I don’t do much chisel work…...arthritis of the thumbs.
Used to teach turning and these are simple projects for the adult classes.
Five piece mallets are simple and the scrapes are plentiful.
Have fun

-- Quicksilver





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Fishinbo

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#1 posted 653 days ago

... that will be mallets of your dreams !!!

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Dennisgrosen

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#2 posted 653 days ago

thank you … when will the white square one arive .... :-))

Dennis

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blackcherry

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#3 posted 653 days ago

Thanks …when will the white round one arrive….Yes I serious…thanks

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twokidsnosleep

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#4 posted 653 days ago

They are all gorgeous!
I love the shape, dowels and wood you used in the chunky one on the right in the first pic
I can’t wait until I get a shop reno and add a lathe.

-- Scott "Some days you are the big dog, some days you are the fire hydrant"

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#5 posted 653 days ago

Nice, some real lookers in there.

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woodworm

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#6 posted 653 days ago

Very nice mallets – I’ll come over to your shop when I need one.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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Gshepherd

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#7 posted 652 days ago

That is one heck of a collection of mallets….... Very Nice…. You should post them on the Mallet thread….

-- What we do in life will Echo through Eternity........

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Brown Chicken Brown Cow

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#8 posted 652 days ago

As Abraham Lincoln said, “With mallets toward none,...”

So I don’t think anyone will be getting these amazing mallets. :)

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Joe Lyddon

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#9 posted 652 days ago

OK!

A very nice collection!

Now, which one is your favorite for tapping woodcarving chisels? LOL

All are very COOL…

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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Bob A in NJ

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#10 posted 651 days ago

Great looking collection.

-- Bob A in NJ

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David

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#11 posted 650 days ago

Great Job!

-- http://littleredshop.net " Have Fun, Go Fast, and Take Chances for Christ's Sake!!"

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David

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#12 posted 650 days ago

Great Job!

-- http://littleredshop.net " Have Fun, Go Fast, and Take Chances for Christ's Sake!!"

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quicksilver

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#13 posted 646 days ago

The white round one is a Richard Raffan design, which he called a meat basher.
The wood was from a recently felled birch tree and was green and very wet.
Had fun in the adult class letting people experience green turning. What a joy.
I gave it a 50/50 chance of surviving without cracking.
I lost, as there is a 1/4” crack on the other side.
Should have used the soap drying technique.
The large round mallet on the left is from a Wood magazine project.
June/July 2004
One could easily turn any number of interesting shapes opening up segmented colors.

-- Quicksilver

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