LumberJocks

One dollar for one bat equals two mallets

  • Advertise with us
Project by Jay Nolet posted 526 days ago 1272 views 4 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A little over a year ago while scaning the net for wood working info I came across something about making a mallet from a baseball bat. All I remember is to cut 12 inches off each end. So, I can’t give credit where credit is due. I cut thebat into three pieces and then drilled a hole in the big end cut with a forestner bit. Sanded the handle end to fit the hole. The middle piece I rotated on the belt sander till medium rare.for the handle. Lastly, I added hanger uppers.

-- I think, therefore I think I am.





7 comments so far

View jaykaypur's profile

jaykaypur

3252 posts in 1004 days


#1 posted 526 days ago

Dude !!!!!!!!!!

This is a great idea and you did a great job on it.

A definite project I will make! Good job.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

View JayT's profile (online now)

JayT

2076 posts in 807 days


#2 posted 526 days ago

I will definitely be stealing this idea. Very cool!

-- "The American Republic will endure until the day Congress discovers that it can bribe the public with the public's money." Alexis de Tocqueville, 1835

View Monte Pittman's profile

Monte Pittman

13209 posts in 934 days


#3 posted 526 days ago

Great job, especially going into baseball season

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

View redryder's profile

redryder

2102 posts in 1698 days


#4 posted 526 days ago

Ya, I’ve seen this somewhere before. Nice build….............

-- mike...............

View hjt's profile

hjt

773 posts in 1734 days


#5 posted 509 days ago

Jay, love the write-up and most agree with Monte. As a matter of fact I was just looking over the spring trainig schedule here in Florida and since I live where the Wash Nat’ls train – I was planing out the games to attend.

Call me stupid but what do you use these for. I have wooden mallets, but mine looks like a hammer.

-- Harold

View Jay Nolet's profile

Jay Nolet

74 posts in 635 days


#6 posted 508 days ago

hjt, so far I’ve just used them for tapping on the back side of chisels. I told the grandkids its for them when they get out of line. jj

-- I think, therefore I think I am.

View hjt's profile

hjt

773 posts in 1734 days


#7 posted 505 days ago

I bet the grand kids straighten out right quick!

-- Harold

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase