My new mallet

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Project by thedirtybeaver posted 03-28-2014 07:25 PM 1804 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here one of the two similar mallets I have finished today.

The handle is actually a piece of maple hardwood floor that the previous homeowners left in a pile in my garage. I guess they never used it because of the light spalting on it. The mallet head is made from mahogany and jatoba. The dowels are ash and the wedges are walnut.

I did not need to add any sand or BBs to the head, the jatoba it already heavy enough.

I am officially all out of 4/4 Jatoba. My table saw blades a rejoicing!

-- If it sounds stupid but it works, it ain't stupid.

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#1 posted 03-28-2014 08:23 PM

Beautiful mallet did you weight it inside with lead?

-- David, Norwood Mass, [email protected]

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#2 posted 03-28-2014 09:07 PM

Nice looking mallet.

-- Rick M,

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#3 posted 03-29-2014 01:01 AM

Very nice. I like what you did with the handle.

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#4 posted 03-29-2014 04:40 AM

Very Nice and Well done! Thanks for Posting.


-- Richard (Ontario, CANADA)

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#5 posted 03-29-2014 09:24 PM

Mighty fine mallet

-- RETIRED...nuff said!

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#6 posted 04-02-2014 02:31 PM

Looks great and well crafted mallet, like the wood mix and the dowels. Great work!

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