My New Mallet

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Project by TrBlu posted 01-26-2015 12:39 AM 2165 views 3 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I decided those new chisel handles deserved a new mallet.

This is one heavy hitter. Bloodwood and Curly Maple mallet. Curly Maple handle passes through the head and is secured with two Bloodwood wedges. Mounted leather on the faces to protect the chisels and mallet. Plus, a shiney new 2015 penny to note the year made. Finished with two coats of Danish Oil. This beauty is ready to go to work.

-- The more I work with wood the more I recognize only God can make something as beautiful as a tree. I hope my humble attempts at this craft do justice by His masterpiece. -- Tim

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#1 posted 01-26-2015 01:10 AM

Cool mallet, strong, beefy. Nice choice with the Bloodwood. Now go give it a couple whacks for me.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#2 posted 01-26-2015 02:04 AM

Very nice. I’m due as well.

-- Support woodworking hand models. Buy me a sawstop.

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#3 posted 01-26-2015 04:03 PM

Very beautiful work!

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