Small Mallet

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Project by Clung posted 10-15-2010 06:33 PM 1841 views 6 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was one of my diversions while doing the cradle. I used some of the scrap oak and it turned out to be a nice light mallet that works well with my smaller chisels. Finished with some leather salvaged from a cheap clothing find at the local charity store and a couple of turkshead knots to finish it off.

-- Clarence

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#1 posted 10-15-2010 06:39 PM


I really like the handle/knots!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#2 posted 10-15-2010 07:13 PM

Well done, this is a tool that one cannot do without.

-- Vince

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#4 posted 10-15-2010 08:53 PM

That’s a nice little mallet & even better because it cost nothing & it’s your creation

-- God created wood that we may create. Trevor East Yorkshire UK

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#5 posted 10-15-2010 10:37 PM

Thats a really nice mallet,and the handle is awesome.

That would look nice on my french indian trade axe so how do i do ? :) i got no experience in leatherwork :D

-- Boatbuilder&blacksmith

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#6 posted 10-15-2010 11:33 PM

Napoleon – as usual my inspiration is from the ‘net and I adapted an article on leathering oars to the handle. I’m no leatherworker either as my stitching attests.

Good luck! Love to see the finished axe!

-- Clarence

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#7 posted 10-16-2010 08:03 PM

Thanks Clung,if you drop by i have a cold beer for you :D

-- Boatbuilder&blacksmith

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#8 posted 03-15-2011 07:30 PM

That’s a good looking mallet.


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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