Solid Walnut Mash Paddle

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Project by KnotCurser posted 05-14-2013 01:08 AM 1151 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a mash paddle that was ordered by a customer living in North Carolina. He ordered this as a gift for a friend of his that brews beer – a fantastic hobby and one I share as well.

This particular paddle is solid walnut and has three hops flowers in the paddle area – these were cut out using a scrollsaw with a #7 spiral blade.

The name in the handle area was carved using my CNC Router.

The paddle measures around 44 inches long and is 3 1/2 inches wide at the paddle end. It’s a tad over an inch thick.

The finish of choice for a Paddle like this is a coat of food-grade mineral oil.


-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: /

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#1 posted 05-14-2013 01:13 AM

It looks great! You did a wonderful job on it! :)


-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs ( Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#2 posted 05-14-2013 01:29 AM

The customer will love it. Beautiful and functional.

-- Measure twice, cut once, then rout a whole bunch

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#3 posted 05-14-2013 02:06 AM

Great job

-- Todd

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#4 posted 05-14-2013 12:16 PM

Thats positively masherific! I too share the love for the yeasty beasties.

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#5 posted 05-14-2013 02:48 PM

Looks so nice, good job. Homemade beer i can only recommend it.

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#6 posted 05-14-2013 04:26 PM

Nice work. I can smell that mash down in the tun right now.

-- _Moose_ Hooper, UT

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#7 posted 05-15-2013 12:30 AM

I’ve needed a paddle of some sort, when I was up the river…........ Very nice

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#8 posted 05-16-2013 03:34 PM

Looks great as always.

-- Kelly, Allen,KS

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