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Project by woodcox posted 05-21-2013 02:38 AM 975 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The head is maple floor samples milled to sq. Cherry handle with an oak wedged tenon. Also there is one japanese maple dowel in tenon across grain. In the head, there is 8 oz of curry chilled #7 1/2 lead shot and sawdust under a cherry cap for good measure. I filed the grain back to bite into you hand or glove during use. I like to shape finger and thumb lands beneath the head to choke up on,it feels good in the hand. Domo arigato. One coat yet of blo.

-- "My god has more wood than your god" ... G. Carlin.





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TheTalkingGrape

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#1 posted 05-21-2013 06:28 AM

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#2 posted 05-21-2013 03:39 PM

What’s that protrusion coming out of the back side for?

-- "hold fast to that which is good"

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#3 posted 05-21-2013 04:11 PM

That looks like a great mallet and you made it yourself. Be proud of yourself.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#4 posted 05-21-2013 07:05 PM

A sight?thumbrest,aerodynamics,it fit over the hole,combisquare, conversation point, you said backside right?it’s mullet? or in production I grabbed the 5/8” instead of 3/8” required dowel cap size forstner and proceeded to alter set plans. I made japanese maple dowels from a yard resawing project Thanks;it turned into a rewarding evening.

-- "My god has more wood than your god" ... G. Carlin.

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#5 posted 05-23-2013 06:18 PM

That’s quite a unique and beautiful mallet. It sure looks comfy to hold with the carved handle. Well done!

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