Oak Mallet

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Project by Airframer posted 06-11-2013 05:30 AM 1266 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I needed a mallet to chop out some mortises with on my workbench build. I tossed this together pretty quickly today after work. Red oak with a purple heart wedge and pig skin on the faces. Finish is BLO and wax.

-- Eric - "I'm getting proficient with these hand jobbers. - BigRedKnothead"

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Don W

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#1 posted 06-11-2013 11:45 AM

hammer time, where’s Al?

Nice job eric.

-- Master hand plane hoarder. -

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Jim Jakosh

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#2 posted 06-11-2013 03:19 PM

Nice mallet!!............JIm

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#3 posted 06-11-2013 03:36 PM

That’s a good solid looking mallet. Well done.

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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#4 posted 06-11-2013 03:43 PM

Looks great. Nice work. I like the contrasting wedge

-- Mos - Twin Cities, MN - -

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#5 posted 06-11-2013 05:15 PM

Looks good. I need a new one and I just happen to have a piece of 3” white ok.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#6 posted 06-11-2013 11:56 PM

Thanks guys! Once I get these chisels un-gunked and sharpened I’ll give this guy a test drive.

-- Eric - "I'm getting proficient with these hand jobbers. - BigRedKnothead"

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#7 posted 06-13-2013 03:03 AM

That will work!

-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch

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#8 posted 06-26-2013 12:12 AM

that looks cool

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions - --

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#9 posted 06-26-2013 12:22 AM

Must. Bash. Something.

-- "there aren’t many hand tools as awe-inspiring as the #8 jointer. I mean, it just reeks of cast iron heft and hubris" - Smitty

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