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mallet of scrap maple and walnut

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Project by cgm_md posted 140 days ago 650 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I had a bit of leftover maple and walnut from my cutting board and chess board, so I decided to try my hand at a mallet, which I needed to add to my tool arsenal anyways. Don’t ask me why I decided for the asymmetric taper. I was feeling it when I starting cutting and I went with it :) Finished with just one coat of wipe on poly.

I screwed up the wedges when pounding them in so they are different thicknesses. Whoops. No style points for that, but it works perfectly overall.





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KnotCurser

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#1 posted 140 days ago

I think it looks great – even the different sized wedges – matches the handle’s taper.

Plus, I bet it WORKS perfectly as well – and that’s the best part!

I use my hand-made mallet all the time and smile every time I lift it off the pegboard.

Congrats!

-bob

-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: rrww@rhoadesclan.com / www.rhoadesclan.com

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freddy1962

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#2 posted 140 days ago

Looks good to me!

-- JEFF Illinois (Banks of the Mississippi)

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#3 posted 133 days ago

Great use of scraps and turning them into something useful and handy around the shop. Well done!

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