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Mosquito's mallet for Boatman53, Mallet Swap 2012

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Project by Mosquito posted 12-25-2012 06:59 PM 2176 views 10 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was my mallet for the mallet swap (found here: http://lumberjocks.com/topics/42130)

Here’s the one I got from SASmith in the swap: http://lumberjocks.com/projects/76394

The head was made from maple, the handle is red oak, the wedges are padauk, as is the stripe down the middle of the handle. I shaped the handle with a spoke shave, and used chisels, and a #71 to cut the grooves in the two inside pieces of the mallet head before gluing it up. Finished with Danish Oil.

These are two images from the recipient:

-- Mos - Twin Cities, MN - http://www.youtube.com/MosquitoMods - http://www.TheModsquito.com





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#1 posted 12-25-2012 07:03 PM

They are both Xmas cool.

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#2 posted 12-25-2012 07:14 PM

Great Mallet! Beautiful clean lines, and I love the 8 wedges!

-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch

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#3 posted 12-25-2012 07:25 PM

That is a Thor mallet for sure

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#4 posted 12-25-2012 07:32 PM

Another fine Mallet made and given…. Watch out chisels…....

-- What we do in life will Echo through Eternity........

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#5 posted 12-25-2012 07:33 PM

Cool design,put the hammer down man :))

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#6 posted 12-25-2012 08:17 PM

Thanks everyone. The 8 wedges were because I made the wedges too small lol Oh well, it works. And I think it looks pretty sweet too.

-- Mos - Twin Cities, MN - http://www.youtube.com/MosquitoMods - http://www.TheModsquito.com

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#7 posted 12-25-2012 08:27 PM

Outstanding!!!

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#8 posted 12-25-2012 08:29 PM

Sweet stuff Mos.

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#9 posted 12-25-2012 08:52 PM

Great work.
Love all those wedges.

-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois

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#10 posted 12-25-2012 08:55 PM

Thanks Smitty! I forgot that I was going to save and upload that one…

Thanks Shane and Scott

-- Mos - Twin Cities, MN - http://www.youtube.com/MosquitoMods - http://www.TheModsquito.com

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#11 posted 12-26-2012 04:48 AM

You did a really nice job Chris. I love the simplicity in the design. Clean.

-- "It's only wood. Use it." - Smitty || Instagram - out_of_focus1.618

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#12 posted 12-26-2012 05:03 AM

Very nice work Mos.

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#13 posted 12-26-2012 12:49 PM

Thanks Scott and Wahl, I tried to do the best I could with the resources I had :-)

-- Mos - Twin Cities, MN - http://www.youtube.com/MosquitoMods - http://www.TheModsquito.com

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#14 posted 12-26-2012 05:51 PM

Great mallet man.

-- I don't drive a Prius.

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#15 posted 12-26-2012 05:57 PM

Double tenoned.
Eight wedges.
Nice.
Sleek.
Love it.

-- Mike - In Fort McMurray Alberta

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