March Mallet

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Project by Jacob posted 513 days ago 965 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Maple deadblow mallet.
Turned the handle offset near the end, I was scared to get aggressive, this was my first lathe work in 20+ years.
Purpleheart wedges.

Some pics are before I applied the finish.
What was supposed to be a quick pic for facebook turned into a sexy photoshoot. :)


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#1 posted 513 days ago

Almost too pretty to use.
Just kidding. Nice work and enjoy it.

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#2 posted 513 days ago

just what i was going to say iminmyshop. make an ugly one you keep in a drawer, and hang that one on the peg board.

-- Every neighborhood has an eccentric neighbor. I wondered for years "who was ours?" Then I realized it was me.

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#3 posted 513 days ago


-- - Greetings from Brazil - --

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David Regan

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#4 posted 513 days ago

Looks great, and nice photography too.

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#5 posted 513 days ago

Thanks for the comments!


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#6 posted 512 days ago

Yes, Your mallet is working the runway very nicely !! very sharp looking tool there Jacob, I likke the wood combo!

-- Rob,Gaithersburg,MD,One mans trash is another mans repurposed wood shop treasure ! ;-)

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#7 posted 510 days ago

Well done ,love the handle to head joint .

-- Kiefer 松

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Greg D

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#8 posted 509 days ago

Looks great, im building two of these right now. Wish I could of tunrned my handles as well.

-- Greg D, Cen. CA, "Keep it on the Level, Do it Right the First Time!"

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#9 posted 508 days ago

Superb mallet, love the way you left is square as it enters the head…genius

-- If you can dream it, I can do it!

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