My first Hammer Project

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Project by Davynurse posted 447 days ago 719 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 447 days ago

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

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#2 posted 446 days ago

love the dark and light contrast. nice work

-- Winners Win

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#3 posted 446 days ago

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 445 days ago

That mallet will serve you for a long time.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#5 posted 445 days ago

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 443 days ago

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

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