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Missed out on mallet swap

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Project by tbandikoot posted 12-26-2012 09:18 PM 997 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Felt left out of mallet swap, so made this for myself on Saturday. Turned from recycled maple I found at a local Habitat for Humanity store.





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#1 posted 12-26-2012 10:01 PM

nice design and shiny finish. What did you use? Generally the wedge should go across the grain of the head so you don’t risk splitting the head in half.
Great way to recycle.

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#2 posted 12-26-2012 10:26 PM

Nice looking mallet.

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#3 posted 12-26-2012 11:07 PM

Sweet looking Mallet, Nice style….. What did you finish it with?

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#4 posted 12-26-2012 11:13 PM

I would name that the Judge! Top notch!

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#5 posted 12-26-2012 11:39 PM

well done.

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#6 posted 12-27-2012 12:09 AM

You win you get the design and wood you want.nice work.

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#7 posted 12-27-2012 01:06 AM

Thanks for the advise on the wedge…never knew that! This was only my second attempt at a mallet, so very timely info. Thanks!

I generally like using BLO for tools, but for “The Judge” (thanks woodshaver) i used polyurethane. Since its maple I dont want the wood to stain from use.

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#8 posted 12-27-2012 03:47 AM

Well executed sir.

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#9 posted 12-27-2012 03:55 AM

Wow, that looks great, nice work

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#10 posted 12-27-2012 06:30 PM

Nice looking.

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

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