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Project by jap posted 608 days ago 877 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Walnut and maple turned mallet, but i made the grain run side to side for the head since i’ve heard that endgrain is more durable. Got lazy and didn’t bother so sand out all the tearout. My block wasn’t big enough to make the head tapered.

-- Joel





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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 608 days ago

No worry! That is used for banging so the sanding would not be necessary!!

Nice job on it!!

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

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johnstoneb

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#2 posted 608 days ago

Nice job. I don’t know if end grain is more durable but it gives it a unique look. I haven’t sanded all the tearout out on any of mine either. They’re made for banging it will get beat out eventually.

-- Bruce, Boise, ID

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a1Jim

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#3 posted 608 days ago

Wow that’s a beauty,great job.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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mmh

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#4 posted 607 days ago

Nicely done. Would also make a great burgular bopper.

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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cosmicturner

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#5 posted 559 days ago

nice mallet like the shape the color and that is a great combo maple and walnut they work well together even in the forest

-- Cosmicturner

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