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Project by kokayak posted 328 days ago 640 views 2 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Inspired by Mark Gipson’s Dead Blow Mallet a few days ago I decided to make one myself. I used Lyptus and oak. First one I did not try to add any lead to which was a mistake it feels very light. just glued up another one but drilled out some pockets to fill with lead. I twisted the oak 90 degrees for a different look. Might make it a little softer in the center not having the end grain there? Fun projects.





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BTimmons

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#1 posted 328 days ago

Pretty photogenic for a mallet. Nicely done.

-- Brian in Arlington, TX

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#2 posted 328 days ago

Cool looking hammer.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#3 posted 324 days ago

It looks good and could handle the job. Well done!

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