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Project by SubVette posted 02-21-2020 06:54 PM 375 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Nothing special here, scrap walnut and Cherry wood. Needed something to hit the chisels with.

-- John in Florida





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Rich1955

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#1 posted 02-21-2020 07:14 PM

You may think it’s nothing special but it’s a nice looking mallet. Nice job!

-- Rich

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#2 posted 02-21-2020 07:23 PM

Nice work John super combination of woods.

-- https://www.artisticwoodstudio.com/videos

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therealSteveN

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#3 posted 02-21-2020 09:54 PM

Huge Whammer by the looks of it. I think most of your chisels will just dig in, if you threaten to whack them with it.

-- Think safe, be safe

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Rick Dennington

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#4 posted 02-22-2020 12:34 AM

Very nice mallet…..But…You needed to give more details in the build. Not enough information…and a couple of more pictures would help..!! I like the combo of woods you chose…..Beautiful job…!! I did favorite this one…!!

-- " There's a better way.....find it"...... Thomas Edison.

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SubVette

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#5 posted 04-06-2020 12:18 AM

I actually love 5his mallet, I have 4 mallets but this one is by far the best. It looks heavy but it really isn’t. It gives great feedback and I can tap or whack when I need to. The cherry and walnut are both hard enough to sustain any whacks with little to no scarring. I glued 5he woods together first then followed Paul Sellers example of mortising the mallet head and handle. Paul is a great teacher. Sorry I did not 5ake more pictures. I did use a spoke agave for the handle. Cut the mallet head by hand at 7 degrees. (See Paul’ Sellers video). Then used a chisel to trim all the edges. I used tongue oil as a finish.

-- John in Florida

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