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Project by OG51 posted 02-07-2018 05:15 AM 956 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This last weekend I made 3 mallets using the leftover hardwood lumber I had from old projects. For some reason I’d never made a mallet before. Great use of left over pieces. I don’t think they will probably smash anything in my shop. They came out too pretty.

Mallet no 1: I used laminated Padauk for the mallet head with an oak handle. Made a quick cnc pattern based loosely on Thor’s hammer. So calling this one Thor’s Mallet.

Mallet no 2: African Mahogany with an oak handle

Mallet no 3: Purpleheart with beech handle

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#1 posted 02-07-2018 10:43 PM

These are beautiful shop made mallets.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#2 posted 02-07-2018 11:19 PM

Very nice mallets! Your right, they are too pretty to pound anything!

-- We all make mistakes, the trick is to fix it in a way that says "I meant to do that".

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#3 posted 02-08-2018 02:50 AM

Thank you. I really like that these are really quick to make. I do have a hunk of oak drying that may actually make a usable mallet. Might have to take the chainsaw to it this weekend.

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