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This is the Mallet that I made for the first ever lumberjocks mallet swap 2012
it was made for ScottyB and is made of Purpleheart for the head and white oak for the handle.
the purpleheart was very hard on the tools to turn, first time I have ever tried turning it and had to sharpen the tools about half way in.. the handle is mortised into the head and has a wedge driven in from the inside as the handle was driven home. should provide plenty of whack… hope you enjoy Scotty.. Papa

-- Papa@papaswoodworking.com





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 12-27-2012 03:12 AM

That’s a pretty one good job.

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#2 posted 12-27-2012 03:21 AM

Very nice mallet Papa, love the Purpleheart!

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#3 posted 12-27-2012 03:22 AM

I do love that purpleheart! Nice job, Papa!

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#4 posted 12-27-2012 04:21 AM

Great job, quality whacker for sure.

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#5 posted 12-27-2012 05:28 AM

Great color combo and kick a$$ handle…....

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

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#6 posted 12-27-2012 12:26 PM

Great job.

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#7 posted 12-28-2012 12:57 AM

Another beauty.

-- Mike - In Fort McMurray Alberta

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