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2019 Mallet Swap

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Project by Keebler1 posted 11-19-2019 10:38 PM 338 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Mallet swap just ended this past Friday and this beast is what I made. The head is made of purpleheart, hard maple, and padauk. The handle is made of hard maple, purpleheart, padauk, and walnut. I made this mallet so big that after gluing the handle and head together I wound up cutting another 4 inches off the mallet head. I tried routing a star on one side but it didnt turn out right so I put a circle there so my recipient could use it as a cup holder. In the other side I carved his initials.





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jeffswildwood

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#1 posted 11-19-2019 11:23 PM

Nice! definitely a massive beater!

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

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duckmilk

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#2 posted 11-19-2019 11:29 PM

A cup holder and a mallet? You know that once Kenny puts a beer in the holder, he won’t get any more work done, don’t you? Good job Kevin! Nice choice of materials.

-- "Duck and Bob would be out doin some farming with funny hats on." chrisstef

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#3 posted 11-20-2019 12:43 PM

Perfect mallet for the caped crusader. I like the cup holder. It makes the mallet “multi-purpose”.

-- Earl "I'm a pessamist - generally that increases the chance that things will turn out better than expected"

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#4 posted 11-20-2019 02:12 PM

This is by far the biggest mallet in my shop :-) And the only one with a cup holder. Now I just have to figure out how to swing it without spilling my beer…. Thanks Keebler!

-- Kenny, SW VA, Go Hokies!!!

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