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Project by CLWidener posted 12-01-2013 02:57 PM 1372 views 5 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this mallet while I was building a Morris chair. I like the feel of it and it worked well. The head has just enough weight to make it effective. One end is covered in leather, for tapping joints together. It feels good to make something that you can use and I can see these being somewhat addictive to make. Made from Maple and Walnut.





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BusterB

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#1 posted 12-01-2013 04:19 PM

Thats way too pretty to hit stuff with…lol Nice build

-- Buster, Ocoee TN (Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors - Hemingway)

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helluvawreck

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#2 posted 12-01-2013 04:23 PM

Nicely done and a great addition to your shop.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- 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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Andre

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#3 posted 12-01-2013 05:45 PM

looks great, like the idea of the leather face, going to the shop to build one!

-- Lifting one end of the plank.

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shopdog

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#4 posted 12-01-2013 07:07 PM

Nice mallet Chris
now you need to come by and sharpen your chisels

-- Steve-- http://www.urbanexteriors.biz

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Wyatt12

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#5 posted 12-02-2013 02:19 AM

Looks great, looks like I have a new project!

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CLWidener

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#6 posted 12-04-2013 11:43 AM

Thanks for taking a look fellas.

Steve – that sounds great, they could use a little tune up.

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