Christmas Present

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Project by Jarred posted 10-19-2013 05:50 PM 1056 views 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A variation on the only other mallet I’ve made, this is a present for my father for Christmas. The head is walnut and the handle is curly oak. I contoured the handle instead of leaving it as a straight cylinder. The head is finished with Danish oil and wax, and the handle is finished with a few coats of satin poly.

-- My projects are imperfect in every way, just like their creator. Their creator loves them nonetheless, just like mine.

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#1 posted 10-20-2013 02:59 PM

very nice,glad my dad didn’t have one of these when i was growing up he’d probably split it over my head.
great christmas present!!!

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#2 posted 10-20-2013 03:39 PM

It’s a very nice looking tool. I’m sure that your father loved it.

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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