My first Hammer Project

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Project by Davynurse posted 06-07-2013 02:17 PM 1255 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Goodmorning fellow LJ’S, this is my first hammer project and it was a lot of fun to make. It is made from scrap walnut and oak and the center layer I drilled out two resivours and filled them with left over BB’S from my sons pellett gun lol, worked pretty well gave it enough heft and some deadblow feel to it also. Finished it with three coats of Danish oil, The walnut handle Im not sure will stand up to the beatings but I had the perfect scap piece for it so ill keep you updated if the handle gives out in time. Thanks for taking a look.

-- Arguments with furniture are rarely productive. (Kehlog Albran)

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#1 posted 06-07-2013 10:43 PM

very nice,great mallet.neat idea on the bb’s.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#2 posted 06-08-2013 05:12 PM

love the dark and light contrast. nice work

-- Winners Win

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#3 posted 06-09-2013 12:21 PM

Looks great, enjoy years of use out of it!!

-- Will, Ontario Canada. "I can do fast, cheap and good, but you can only pick two... "

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#4 posted 06-09-2013 01:45 PM

That mallet will serve you for a long time.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#5 posted 06-10-2013 04:40 AM

Looks great!
Making a mallet is a prerequisite for the site…along with a kerf maker and cutting board

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#6 posted 06-11-2013 01:23 PM

Great looking mallet! Like the use of contrasting woods. I am sure it will get plenty of use. Well done!

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