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My new 18 volt mallet .
THOR style electronics .Just finished it today and am about to try it out ,just need to charge the battery .Material is fir with leather wrap grip and custom switch made from Jatoba .
-- Kiefer 松
Nov 11, 2012
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#1 posted 11-10-2012 10:14 PM
That’s great! At least that battery will hold a charge for a long time. Wonder if Home Depot would be interested?
-- 'The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne.' - Chaucer
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#2 posted 11-10-2012 10:18 PM
You could probably get a good deal of money for that if it had a charger with it!
Nice job. I need one!!
-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!
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#3 posted 11-10-2012 10:53 PM
:::: ))))))Nice job & a bit of funPete
-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got
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#4 posted 11-10-2012 10:55 PM
Can’t imagine how many times per minute I could pound my thumb with that. Very cool project.
-- Jeff in central Me.
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#5 posted 11-11-2012 12:23 AM
are you using “18v Lithium Ion Battery?”....if you run out of it, please let me know. I have 2 36V dead battery. Not sure if it may burn your mallet. LOLVery nice mallet anyway!
-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.
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#6 posted 11-11-2012 12:40 AM
Nice one Kiefer.I could use one of those to drive the wedges in my V8 bench.
-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees. http://prmdesigns.com/
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#7 posted 11-11-2012 12:50 AM
You are on to something but it really does need a wooden charger to sit in :).
-- 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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#8 posted 11-11-2012 12:56 AM
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#9 posted 11-11-2012 02:05 AM
Ahhhhhhhh, is that Nicad or Li Ion????? Is it variable speed? How about reverse?
Nice one, Kiefer. We needed that after all the political stuff we has to listen to for the past 4 years!!..............................Jim
-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!
#10 posted 11-11-2012 02:43 AM
Well guy’s it is only a prototype !Still have to do some work on the charging system ,can’t get them padauk connectors to work .The battery is compressed ??? and will remain secret for now .I have made a variable speed control and a special setting for Paul in the works , would not want to wreck his wagon vise .Jeff needs a thumb speed setting so he can move his thumb quick enough and Jim needs a reverse to deal with all that political stuff and I thought he just did wood working .Yes the 36 volt idea is a possible ,but are old technology and would make good wall ornaments .I wonder what fun Pete has in mind but if there was money to be made we all could have some fun .Anyone know some SUCKERS to buy this ?
#11 posted 11-11-2012 03:27 AM
PT Barnum said there is one born every minute!! Just wait a minute for one to come along!!!!!!!!!!!
I had a show today and showed many people that LWOB ( backward bowl) I made and I had one person believing that I turned it green and the bent it inside out. Maybe they’ll come along looking for a mallet!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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#12 posted 11-11-2012 04:47 AM
I’m not going to suggest that you market this in Canada’s most easterly province. That would be cruel . . . (Not sure if the non-Canadians out there will get this one)
-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""
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#13 posted 11-11-2012 06:02 AM
sorry I pass … can´t afford the super-charger its need to go in lightningspeed but thanks for the oppetunity
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#14 posted 11-11-2012 11:25 AM
I love it, this one will bring plenty of smiles when you bring it out.Cant imagine the power chisel that goes with it…Best thoughts and a big smile,Mads
-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.
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#15 posted 11-11-2012 01:02 PM
Creative. Gave me a well needed laugh….
-- Brock, Illinois
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