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Ipe & maple mallet

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Project by Woodknack posted 03-13-2014 07:38 AM 2244 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Final weight: 17 oz.
Woods are ipe & maple
Finished with blonde shellac. Normally I’d use linseed oil on a mallet but didn’t want the maple to turn bright yellow.
There’s a little more info my blog about glue up.

-- Rick M, http://thewoodknack.blogspot.com/





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Richard

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#1 posted 03-13-2014 07:42 AM

Rick M:

Very Nice work indeed! It’s even a Left Handed Model for guys like me. ;-}

Rick (The Other One…LOL…)

-- Richard (Ontario, CANADA)

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Roger

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#2 posted 03-13-2014 11:53 AM

This turned out really awesome. I like the way you did it. Very snazzy mallet

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. [email protected]

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doubleDD

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#3 posted 03-13-2014 12:02 PM

Looks great Rick. The procedure was interesting. Looks like you have the weight distributed nicely.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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MasterSergeant

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#4 posted 03-13-2014 12:28 PM

I like the whole project! Great job!

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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a1Jim

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#5 posted 03-13-2014 07:00 PM

Looks great ,ipe’s and excellent choice for a carvers mallet.

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kiefer

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#6 posted 03-13-2014 07:44 PM

Turned out great and should last for a long time .
Appreciate the blog also always nice to see how it was done .

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos

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Fishinbo

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#7 posted 03-20-2014 01:35 PM

Awesome mallet! Great shape and wood colors and the handle is really pretty. It should serve you well around the shop. Great work!

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