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Project by buck_cpa posted 12-15-2013 12:38 AM 2257 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made these after watching Roy Underhills “Big Ash Mallet” about three times. The heads are Osage orange and the handles are red oak and walnut. I finished them with bees wax, which makes great for gripping. I had everything laying around the shop. I’m giving 3 away as Christmas gifts to aspiring woodworkers in my family. Osage is a tough wood, those mortises took some real pounding.





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Woodbridge

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#1 posted 12-15-2013 01:46 AM

Great looking mallets. I just watched that video yesterday myself. I see you took him up on his suggestion to make several at one time.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#2 posted 12-15-2013 01:50 AM

pretty cool. If you have a spare one you can send it to me :)

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#3 posted 12-15-2013 08:32 AM

Great batch of mallets….they look great…thanks for sharing.

-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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#4 posted 12-15-2013 08:51 AM

Nice Mallets Buck! I see you even made a couple of Left Handed Ones. Thanks! ....LOL…

Rick

-- A Chip On The Shoulder Usually Indicates Wood Higher Up. (Rick, Ontario, Canada)

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#5 posted 12-18-2013 05:30 PM

Great job, your mallets look great and they are great gifts, very useful around the shop.

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