Turned Mallets

Turn a dynamic duo of mallets fit for carving or general assembly work made from a unique material.

Mallets come in many forms. If you’re anything like myself, then you likely have a few of them strewn around. Whether shop-made or store-bought, they’re easy to accumulate. Mallets are rarely expensive or difficult to make yourself, and considering the beatings they often go through, that’s a great thing. The ones you see above however are a little different from the average. Rather than a pair of mallets that can be easily made and easily replaced, the focus here is in durability, and making a mallet that’ll last for decades to come. The first mallet you see above is a carver’s mallet, and the second is a joiner’s mallet. While the two certainly have their differences, they share some similarities. Both heads are weighted and turned from a particular kind of plastic. Epoxy is our adhesive of choice here for the extra strength. The heads are mounted onto turned beech, using a hardwood dowel pin to keep them secured.

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  • 7 pages of step-by-step instructions
  • 24 full-color photos, illustrations, and exploded views
  • Materials List & Project Supplies Sources

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