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Here is a cherry and purple heart mallet I recently made. Turned out great and ready to start using. Here is my blog post.

-- Tim- http://www.asliceofwoodworkshop.com; Twitter-@asliceofwood; Facebook-http://www.facebook.com/asliceofwood





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jjw5858

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#1 posted 537 days ago

Looks great! Nice job on this.

-- "Make something you love tomorrow...and do it slowly" JLB

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johnstoneb

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#2 posted 537 days ago

Nice lookimg mallet. I really like purpleheart. It really setups up a nice accent with a lot of different woods.
You might want to glue a piece of leather on one or both faces. It will keep you from marring softer woods.

-- Bruce, Boise, ID

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A Slice of Wood Workshop

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#3 posted 537 days ago

Bruce- Where do you get leather from? Do you know of anywhere to get it for a descent price?

-- Tim- http://www.asliceofwoodworkshop.com; Twitter-@asliceofwood; Facebook-http://www.facebook.com/asliceofwood

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Fishinbo

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#4 posted 537 days ago

It’s beautiful, like the wood combo and the shape on that mallet.

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Brandon

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#5 posted 537 days ago

Tim, That’s a beefy mallet. I second the recommendation for leather.

For leather, do you have a Tandy’s near you? Or a Hobby Lobby? Or even a good will (buy an old leather bag or leather jacket and cut it up if they’re thick enough).

-- "hold fast to that which is good"

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A Slice of Wood Workshop

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#6 posted 537 days ago

Thanks for all the comments.
Brandon- I have a hobby lobby, thanks for the heads up on getting leather.

-- Tim- http://www.asliceofwoodworkshop.com; Twitter-@asliceofwood; Facebook-http://www.facebook.com/asliceofwood

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DocSavage45

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#7 posted 535 days ago

Too pretty to use! LOL! Really!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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woodbutcherbynight

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#8 posted 535 days ago

Go to your Mothers house and in the attic she has 10,000 old leather bags. Find one and ASK if you can have it, if you want to drive her crazy tell her it will look good on you!

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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Dave

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#9 posted 534 days ago

I like the pin stripe.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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