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BENCH BUDDY FOR MY SWEETHEARTS

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Project by kiefer posted 164 days ago 2658 views 24 times favorited 43 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Got a surprise present the other day and I am looking forward to use these beautiful Sweet Heart chisels but before I will ,I thought I better make myself a nice little chisel mallet .
The mallet is laminated hickory for the handle and filled in with lacewood and a walnut butt ,the head is wood I got from a pallet ,beautiful tight grain and very heavy just been waiting for the right project.
The head is wedged and faced with thick leather ,don’t want to hurt those little lady’s they are just too nice.
The size is 12” long and a 6” x 2 3/4” head Put a couple of penny’s in the head for good luck .

-- Kiefer 松





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eddie

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#1 posted 164 days ago

sweet Keifer

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#2 posted 164 days ago

Absolutely beautiful mallet.

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA

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#3 posted 164 days ago

Great marriage.
Thanks for sharing

-- Quicksilver

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#4 posted 164 days ago

Wow, that is beautiful!

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#5 posted 164 days ago

Very nice! Is. The hole in the handle so you can twirl it around your finger cowboy style?

-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch

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#6 posted 164 days ago

Stunning mallet.

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kiefer

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#7 posted 164 days ago

Thanks guys !
Mauricio the opening is there to hang it on a peg on the bench but what you said is a good option when the Grand kids don’t listen .LOL

-- Kiefer 松

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#8 posted 164 days ago

Awesome mallet. Looks like a built in shock absorber there. Pretty slick

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#9 posted 164 days ago

The best looking mallet I’ve ever seen Klaus. Very beautiful handle design and the two wood tones look great too. Those Sweetheart chisel look awfully nice too. I like the design of those socket type chisels.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#10 posted 164 days ago

Beautiful Klaus. You treat those little ladies nice now, you hear.
(Nice does not mean that you can’t beat on them a little though)

I hope you love the new chisels. I just ordered a set of Two Cherries from Tools for Working Wood.
I’ll be getting them in about four days. You just made the waiting harder.

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#11 posted 164 days ago

Love your handle. ish I would have thought of that. Love it.

-- Tom in Madison, Indiana

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#12 posted 164 days ago

You just can’t stop at good enough, can you? The mallet is beautiful as well as functional, and I think the handle form will provide a bit of shock absorber effect. Great craftsmanship!

-- jbschutz www.johnschutz.com

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#13 posted 164 days ago

A unique and beautiful mallet. Do you get any spring from the handle?

Following up on Mauricio’s comment… you need a mallet holster for quick draw and trick shots.

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peteg

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#14 posted 164 days ago

Now that looks like a real tradesman’s tool, lovely work as always :)
Pete

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#15 posted 164 days ago

Very nice work and a beautiful tool….chisels aint bad either!

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