Dogwood rustic mallet

  • Advertise with us
Project by ColoradoMtn posted 02-04-2018 08:27 AM 928 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Had some time at Thanksgiving and a unique piece of dogwood, so made a rustic style mallet.

The handle is Irish Yew

I pegged it with a hickory dowel by drilling out the knot a bit, tapped the dowel in & used a wood burning pencil to hide it. This turned out well – i was pleased.

I only removed the bark on one side so the marked diffrrence is easy to see. The contrast is quite beautiful.

Finished off with boiled linseed oil.

4 comments so far

View doubleDD's profile


9640 posts in 2891 days

#1 posted 02-04-2018 02:11 PM

Have to give you a lot of merit on this one. Sure seems to bring back the old days. Nice job.

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

View leafherder's profile


1965 posts in 2800 days

#2 posted 02-04-2018 03:26 PM

Great job, I like the rustic look with only half the bark removed. I understand that dogwood is good for things like this because of the tight grain. Thanks for sharing

-- Leafherder

View helluvawreck's profile


32122 posts in 3715 days

#3 posted 02-04-2018 07:34 PM

This is a beautiful shop made mallet.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

View madts's profile


1942 posts in 3188 days

#4 posted 02-05-2018 05:36 AM

Just love it. Great job.


-- Thor and Odin are still the greatest of Gods.

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics