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Keebler1

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08-20-2019 10:30 PM

Topic tags/keywords: 2019malletswap mallet swap

Welcome to the 2019 mallet swap. I know we just did a mallet swap last year but some of us didn’t get in on it. If this is your first swap glad you are here along with everyone else. This will be my first swap to take the lead on but my third swap to participate in. If you have any questions feel free to PM me or ask the group.

Object of the swap is to make a mallet of ay size and design you wish to send to your recipient. Hammers are welcome as well. Most also make a little extra goody to send with the main item but the extra isnt required.

Participation in the thread weekly is a must. As you are on more and more you will find we are a great group and are fun to chat with. Doesnt have to be swap related you can just post saying im here and on track if you want.

Dont post your project in the projects section till after reveal date and your recipient has a chance to post a pic here. Use 2019malletswap or 2019 mallet swap for your project post so we can find it.

To sign up:

Send your

Lumberjocks screen name

Real name

Mailing address

To the email below.

[email protected]

I will post your name at the bottom once I get it. If after a day or two you dont see your name PM me.

Dates:

Participation email: Saturday 9/21

Finished Project Pic: Thursday 11/7

Ship Date: Saturday 11/9

Reveal Date: Friday 11/15

If you arent finished by 11/7 but know you will ship on time send me an email or PM and let me know. If you dont participate in thread or send the finished pic will have to have your sender ship their items to your recipient.

International swappers are welcome to join.

If you want your recipient information sent to a different email than the email address you sent your participation email from send me an email(not PM) with the email you want it sent to.

Lets have some fun.

Participants:

Keebler1 P S
RichBolduc P S
Woodmaster1 P S
JohnMcClure P S
HokieKen P S
KelleyCrafts P S
Jeffswildwood P S
Mosquito P S
TEK73 P S
bmichs75DV P S
Tynewman P S
hairy P S
Bill Berklich P S
Thorbjorn88 P S
EarlS P S
d_sinsley P S
WallynSC P S
JD77 P S
WoodenDreams P S
GrantA
Duckmilk P S
Hungrypacman P S


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RichBolduc

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#1 posted 08-20-2019 10:38 PM

In. I got inspired from my last one and the ones I received.

Rich

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Lazyman

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#2 posted 08-20-2019 11:01 PM

I am going to be just watching for a while at least. The last mallet swap was one of my favorite swaps so if I get my shop organized by the sign up date, I may be a last minute entry.

-- Nathan, TX -- Hire the lazy man. He may not do as much work but that's because he will find a better way.

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Keebler1

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#3 posted 08-20-2019 11:03 PM

Well hurry up. Lazy

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Lazyman

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#4 posted 08-20-2019 11:04 PM

BTW, You might want to add hammers as well. We have some people who do some metal work and in the last swap, I got a really cool one.

-- Nathan, TX -- Hire the lazy man. He may not do as much work but that's because he will find a better way.

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RichBolduc

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#5 posted 08-20-2019 11:57 PM

Things you hit other things with.

Rich


BTW, You might want to add hammers as well. We have some people who do some metal work and in the last swap, I got a really cool one.

- Lazyman


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Woodmaster1

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#6 posted 08-21-2019 12:43 AM

I will be sending in an email. Kitchen cabinets finished, farmhouse table almost done and three drawers for a friend done and installed. So I have some time.

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#7 posted 08-21-2019 01:11 AM

Things you hit other things with.

Ooh! If I could score a log, I could make a beetle

;-)

-- Dave - Santa Fe

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RichBolduc

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#8 posted 08-21-2019 01:14 AM

I’ve got some spalted pecan you’re more than welcome to. Just gotta come get it. Lol Rich


Things you hit other things with.

Ooh! If I could score a log, I could make a beetle

;-)

- Dave Polaschek


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JohnMcClure

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#9 posted 08-21-2019 01:18 AM

I’m in. Email to follow when I get to the computer. Thanks for starting it Keebler!

-- I'd rather be a hammer than a nail

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KelleyCrafts

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#10 posted 08-21-2019 01:36 AM

I would make the ship date on Monday and reveal Friday. Everyone will be going crazy with a weekend in between.

-- Dave - http://kelleycrafts.com/ - pen blanks - knife scales - turning tools

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KelleyCrafts

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#11 posted 08-21-2019 01:38 AM

Yep, hammers work. I made what I thought were decent hammers in a mallet swap. A little Damascus plane rapper and a bigger happier made from scratch.

Some cool stuff should come out of this. Mallets are a pretty simple project so challenge yourself for sure. That’s what it’s all about.

Looking forward to it.

-- Dave - http://kelleycrafts.com/ - pen blanks - knife scales - turning tools

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Keebler1

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#12 posted 08-21-2019 01:48 AM



I would make the ship date on Monday and reveal Friday. Everyone will be going crazy with a weekend in between.

- KelleyCrafts

Everyone should recieve theirs by Saturday so we can reveal then. Monday shows to be veterans day and post office is closed. I could push ship date to 11/9 and complete photos to 11/8 then reveal Sat. 11/16. What do yall think?

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Keebler1

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#13 posted 08-21-2019 01:49 AM

Dave you’re in on this swap correct?

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Dave Polaschek

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#14 posted 08-21-2019 02:05 AM

Probably not, but if construction has started on my new shop by the sign-up date, I may jump in. I mean how tough can it be to stick a dowel through a 4×4?

-- Dave - Santa Fe

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Keebler1

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#15 posted 08-21-2019 02:08 AM

Meant KelleyCrafts sorry Dave.

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