Dead Blow Mallet

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Project by cdaniels posted 06-24-2015 05:59 PM 1413 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made this dead blow for my pa, cherry finished with BLO. Turned on the lathe bored out 1 3/4” hole in the top and filled it 3/4 of the way with steel BB’s and glued a plug in the top making sure to leave enough space for the bb’s to move around making it a dead blow.

-- Jesus was a carpenter... I'm just saying

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#1 posted 06-24-2015 06:51 PM

That is a pretty neat idea of the BBs. I really like your mallet too.

-- It is always the right time, to do the right thing.

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#2 posted 06-24-2015 09:46 PM

Nice work Chris – and a great cause!

-- Jeff .... Minnesota, USA

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#3 posted 06-25-2015 02:00 AM

Love the way turned cherry looks! Lovely mallet, CD! May be ‘too pretty to use’...heeheehee Thanks for sharing!

-- God bless, Candy

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