Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'mallets'

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Tongue Drums #2: Mallets - more than you need to know!

06-07-2021 03:26 AM by GnarlyErik | 3 comments »

Tongue Drum Mallets What I have learned about Tongue Drum mallets: The softer the business end of the mallet head, the softer the sound; The bigger the mallet head, the louder the sound – up to a point; I’ve tried mallet heads made from ‘Crazy Balls’ with very good results. I’ve made mallets using tennis balls filled with foam which seemed to work quite well, but are not as much fun to use. I’ve also made some from those filled tennis sized balls made for dogs and t...

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Woodworking on a Half-Shoestring #71: Odds and Ends around The Dungeon

05-19-2016 09:40 PM by retired_guru | 0 comments »

Yesterday I took a small cutt-off of the oak I had leftover from making Laszlo’s food and water dish and made a round mallet head from it on the lathe. Then I took a strip of hard maple that had been milled from a quarter split of 30 year old firewood and made a handle from it, also on the lathe. The maple stock wasn’t square in cross-section, giving me a rectangular shaped grip. I used sandpaper to soften the edges and give the handle a more comfortable shape. Because the ...

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"Hobbit Holes in MyWorld" --by RusticWoodArt #77: Sculptured Wood Beauty

05-17-2011 03:52 PM by frank | 15 comments »

Sculptured Wood Beauty ’’....a time to turn the page! He who lives in the woods and forest, will at getimians break forth into the many places of solitude, where he sits with the wood spirits as they offer forth words of wisdom and truth….” ….as i walk out the stories that have been written within my-self,mine eyes have be-come more conductive to light and darkness,which has be-come a most use-full tool in my tool wrap called life,for what individual can drea...

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"Singing Mallets" --by RusticWoodArt

04-25-2007 12:48 PM by frank | 5 comments »

Singing Mallets ....and so tis in this the moment of my arising, that the spewing forth of motley coloratura comes weaving heavens rhyme, where i am justified a vision quest of inseeing sensationalizing, that comes to me bearing up beyond my scope of cosmic time…. And so I thought that today I would post a couple of photos of some of the mallets that I have made. These are some that I now use and they, like the ones before them, will in likewise manner be retired with new ones to ...

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