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Project by spoonman posted 2256 days ago 1181 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

After browsing all the wonderful projects on here, i was inspired to begin making some of my own tools. I thought I would begin with something novice. Just a simple glue up of some maple I had laying around. Placing the handle and then drilling holes on my press and tapping dowels into the head. I also angled the strike surface for ergonomics. Nothing spectacular, but functional. My next attempt will be a plane I think. Thanks for looking.

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snowdog

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#1 posted 2256 days ago

Nice and functional, it is on my list of “things” I want to make.

Just a suggestion but the pics are a little fuzzy, do you have a Macro setting on the camera?

-- "so much to learn and so little time"..

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mzmac

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#2 posted 2256 days ago

Sweet hammer man! Git r Done.

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trifern

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#3 posted 2256 days ago

Great looking mallet.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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lew

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#4 posted 2256 days ago

Mallets give pleasure in so many ways.

First the pleasure of making them.

Then the pleasure of beating the tar out of something with them.

Lew

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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Chris

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#5 posted 2256 days ago

Nice work….. I recently made a couple of my own. I like to see the different approaches to making the same tool.

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#6 posted 2255 days ago

Nice looking mallet. Now I feel that I need to make one!

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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Dan'um Style

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#7 posted 2255 days ago

I need to make one too … cool design and end product

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