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Mallet without a lathe.

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Project by AdrianM posted 11-04-2013 02:15 AM 1530 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Mallet Made on the CNC. I do not have a lathe and wanted to see if I could make a turning on the CNC without a 4th axis. Its a two step operation where you have to flip the workpiece.

All in all not bad – I did not center the walnut very well and the mallet seems too small and lightweight. I think next time a larger size.

I think it would be faster on a lathe.

Hickory and walnut finished with tried and true.





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#1 posted 11-04-2013 03:40 AM

That’s really cool, I would love to have a CNC machine. I think your right, a lathe might have been faster but a CNC is really cool.

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#2 posted 11-04-2013 01:31 PM

nice work. how much sanding did you have to do?

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#3 posted 11-04-2013 03:39 PM

Step over was .015. So it came out very smooth. 5 min sanding.

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#4 posted 11-05-2013 01:07 AM

Very Nice Project and Well Done! Thanks For Posting.

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#5 posted 11-07-2013 04:32 PM

Cool! It came out really good. Like the shape and the wood combo. Well done!

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