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Project by NickyP posted 148 days ago 979 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

. . . inside of this . . . http://lumberjocks.com/projects/98758

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chrisstef

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#1 posted 148 days ago

Thats friggin awesome. Just gettin started turning he says. Ha!

-- "there aren’t many hand tools as awe-inspiring as the #8 jointer. I mean, it just reeks of cast iron heft and hubris" - Smitty

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Don Broussard

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#2 posted 148 days ago

Good idea to turn an old pin into a mallet. Yours came out really sharp! I have a bowling pin in the shop too—think I’ll put this on my To Do list. I think bowling pins are mostly laminated maple so it should make a good hitter.

-- People say I hammer like lightning. It's not that I'm fast -- it's that I never hit the same place twice!

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Rick

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#3 posted 147 days ago

Very Nice and Well done! Thanks for Posting.

Rick

-- COMMON SENSE Is Like Deodorant. The People Who need It Most, Never Use It.

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SissyCassie

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#4 posted 128 days ago

This looks GREAT!!! It’s beautiful!

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SCOTSMAN

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#5 posted 128 days ago

Surely it is made in two parts with two kinds of wood.It looks that way.I would love to get these bowling pins how do you come by them? If you don’t mind me asking.I think this is a very nice mallet and love the idea of using remodelled materials. have fun Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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NickyP

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#6 posted 128 days ago

That was my intention SCOTSMAN to make the handle look as if it were added by staining it with a colored stain. As far as how do you come by them? Go to the bowling alley and tell the manager your intention, letting him know he will get the first one you make as I have given this one to my “bowling pin” guy. He gave me a used box of 10 and said if I needed more just ask.

-- "Never underestimate the power of a kind word, a good deed, or a table saw."

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Bob Current

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#7 posted 128 days ago

Great looking mallet and a very interesting story/lesson on how to get bowling pins.
It will be interesting to see what you build from them.

-- When you are wrong admit it, when you are right forget it.

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