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Project by waho6o9 posted 12-25-2012 10:53 PM 1317 views 10 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here’s a couple of mallets that I made for the epic 2012 swap.

Both have Zebra wood mallet heads and are sporting Canary wood
handles. I’ve been saving these exotics for a special occasion and was
happy to use them.

The leather capped ends with the brass center pin went to Rev. Russ, while
the one with the “A” in the center went to fellow LJer across the pond known
as Brit, aka Andy.

Thanks for all who participated and organized this great idea.





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#1 posted 12-25-2012 10:59 PM

The big one is the best I have seen so far.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 12-25-2012 11:18 PM

Waho – Very good stuff!

-- Don't anthropomorphize your handplanes. They hate it when you do that. -- OldTools Archive

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#3 posted 12-25-2012 11:42 PM

sweet stuff waho. classy

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#4 posted 12-26-2012 12:25 AM

Sweet lookin Mallets there…...

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

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#5 posted 12-26-2012 02:18 AM

Nice Mallets you made, I think you just inspired me to make a few of them…thanks

-- Cosmicturner

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#6 posted 12-26-2012 03:50 AM

Nice job Jim!
Special Thanks for taking care of our LJ buddy across the pond.

-- Sawdust and shavings are therapeutic

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#7 posted 12-26-2012 03:54 AM

Cool mallets

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#8 posted 12-26-2012 04:08 AM

Sweet! Spectacular wood. How did you do the square brass peg? with a brass bolt?

-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch

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waho6o9

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#9 posted 12-26-2012 04:35 AM


Mortised a hole in the handle and through the mallet
head, inserted the brass stock, and then cut to fit.

Thank you the kind words, they are truly appreciated.

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Mauricio

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#10 posted 12-26-2012 05:03 AM

Very nice!

-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch

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bhog

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#11 posted 12-26-2012 05:47 PM

Nice Mallets Waho

-- I don't drive a Prius.

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#12 posted 12-26-2012 05:53 PM

I like the brass.
Great job.

-- Mike - In Fort McMurray Alberta

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#13 posted 12-27-2012 01:27 AM

Got to really use it today and couldn’t be happier with the way it feels.

-- --Rev. Russ in NY-- A posse ad esse

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waho6o9

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#14 posted 12-27-2012 01:43 AM

Thanks guys!

I’m relieved the mallet’s a good fit for you Russ! May it bring you many years
of good work.

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#15 posted 12-29-2012 09:23 PM

they certain have an authoritative look.

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.com

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