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I had a mallet that was made from left over cutting board scrap and needless to say I broke it after about a year of faithful service. I made this one out of rock maple and turned it on my lathe. I figured it would be a good practice project to better my turning skills. I did learn a important lesson and that is to coop out the handle to except the mallet head. No big deal but every time I use it I see the gap between the handle and the head and it bugs me so I may have to make another soon.

-- *God is Good*





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 434 days ago

Nice work.

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#2 posted 433 days ago

Your mallet has beautiful shape and the finish as well. Great job!

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steliart

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#3 posted 433 days ago

I need to make one too.
I like yours very much, I just don’t know if it’s a bit short, maybe an inch or so taller for my tate.
Wonderful job!!!

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

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