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Project by VandenHoofdakker posted 474 days ago 1511 views 5 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The first one: a mallet made out of purpleheart and hard maple.

The second: Some new handles for two rasps of Smoked Oak.

And the third: a baseball batt made out of Hornbean.

All of the projects are finished with a couple of layers Danish Oil.

Greetings!

-- My website: http://www.berrie.eu





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scrollsaw

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#1 posted 474 days ago

Very nice.

-- Todd

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Brandon

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#2 posted 474 days ago

Those rasps are beautiful! The mallet tenon design is also very cool.

-- "hold fast to that which is good"

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woodbutcherbynight

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#3 posted 474 days ago

Nice mallet

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

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Greg D

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#4 posted 474 days ago

Love the segmented mallet, beautiful!

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

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#5 posted 474 days ago

Great work on all of them…. Love the Mallet….

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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garbonsai

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#6 posted 473 days ago

I think I’d end up fondling all of those a lot more than I’d end up using them. Something about the soft curves just makes me want to touch them.

-- Do not taunt Happy Fun Ball.

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#7 posted 473 days ago

Love the mallet. Very nice job.

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Robsshop

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#8 posted 473 days ago

Some nice looking turns there! Agree with all above,the mallet is an eye catcher !

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

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dustysawyer

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#9 posted 472 days ago

Can you elaborate on the term “smoked oak”? Until I read your comment, I was thinking walnut. Is it anything like faux ebonizing?

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Fishinbo

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#10 posted 471 days ago

Great turning projects. Like the baseball bat most. The mallet is cool with the inlay. The rasps are pretty.

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VandenHoofdakker

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#11 posted 467 days ago

The ebonizing of the European Oak was done by “ammonia” By creating a small housing for the two handles which is filled with a bit of ammonia, you can ebonize the Oak as dark as you want. These handles have been ebonizing for eight hours. The gas of the ammonia react with the acid in the Oak, and will turn dark.

-- My website: http://www.berrie.eu

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