Wenge & Mahogany Turned Hammer

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Project by zombeerose posted 12-20-2010 12:03 AM 2150 views 2 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have been starting to practice with the lathe so I made myself a small hammer out of scrap wenge and African mahogany. The final product ended up being a little smaller than intended due to a few catches while turning. Dimensions are 9” long, head is 4 1/2” wide, and 2” outer diameter for the wide end. Finished with Watco Danish Oil.

Completed 11-2010

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#1 posted 12-20-2010 12:48 AM

I like it.

My first lathe work was good only for BBQ, like fire starter.

Practice make masters . Keep working.

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#2 posted 12-20-2010 03:58 AM

This is so unique. Love it. More like a sculpture then a tool. Very, very nice zombee.

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#3 posted 12-20-2010 05:49 AM

That is a pretty cool looking mallet. Will certainly keep it in mind when I start my lathe up next year.


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#4 posted 12-20-2010 08:37 PM

This is awesome. I will agree with Chip…it makes an excellent sculpture!

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