A one piece wooden mallet

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Project by harry1 posted 05-23-2012 11:33 AM 2298 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This short photo-shoot shows how I went about making a one piece mallet.

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-- Harry, Western Australia

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Paul Pomerleau

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#1 posted 05-23-2012 12:20 PM

Nicely done !!
I still have to make one of these.
Thanks for the mention about different angles on the edges, I never would have thought about that.

-- Close to Ottawa Ontario Canada

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#2 posted 05-23-2012 12:22 PM

Harry, I don’t have a Lathe so I use a Bandsaw and Drawknife, they don’t come out as neat and clean as yours though.

-- ~ Bob ~ Newton, N.H.

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#3 posted 05-23-2012 01:43 PM

Hi Paul,as you can tell, Neither did I know about the angles, but having been using it for some time now, I do understand that is how it should be.

As they say Bob, “necessity is the mother of invention” In my experience, woodworkers tend to be inventive when it comes to solving problems.

-- Harry, Western Australia

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#4 posted 05-24-2012 01:32 PM

Looks like Thor’s hammer :-) This is a cool mallet! Thanks for sharing…

-- "It's not a mistake. It's a design feature."

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#5 posted 05-24-2012 01:48 PM

I must have led a sheltered life, never having heard of THOR mallets, so I did a google search and am flattered that you liken my effort to a THOR product, thank you kind sir.

-- Harry, Western Australia

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