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Woodworker's mallet made from scrap wood.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #26 May-Jun 1992 pg. 31
Added Info AMERICAN WOODWORKER #28 Sep-Oct 1992 pg. 4

Small wooden mallet with a long handle is used to adjust wooden planes.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #50 Feb 1996 pg. 47

Convert a wooden mallet to a deadblow hammer by placing lead shot inside the head.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #53 Aug 1996 pg. 20

How to turn a carving mallet from laminated 2x4 stock.
CHIP CHATS Nov-Dec 1997 (v.44#6) pg. 86

How to repair a badly checked wooden carving mallet by wrapping it with string and coating the string with glue.
FINE WOODWORKING #6 Spring 1977 pg. 12

How to dig up and prepare a hickory or dogwood root for making into a froe club or maul.
FINE WOODWORKING #14 Jan-Feb 1979 pg. 4

Make a first-class hickory or ash mallet from an old wooden baseball bat.
FINE WOODWORKING #14 Jan-Feb 1979 pg. 17

Wooden carpenters mallet features a laminated head and wedge-shaped handle.
FINE WOODWORKING #21 Mar-Apr 1980 pg. 12

Tip: Use a rubber mallet instead of a wooden mallet when doing woodcarving.
FINE WOODWORKING #65 Jul-Aug 1987 pg. 8

Simple jig for hand sanding of cylindrical mallet heads. The sandpaper conforms to the shape of each different mallet.
FINE WOODWORKING #100 May-Jun 1993 pg. 22

Improve the comfort of a wooden mallet by padding the handle with rubber and covering it with leather.
FINE WOODWORKING #111 Mar-Apr 1995 pg. 10

Tip: Store lignum vitae wooden mallets in a tightly closed plastic bag along with a few drops of water.
HOME MECHANIX #694 Feb 1986 (v.82) pg. 16

Tools as art. How to make your own custom crafted wooden tools. Plans included for a jack plane, handscrew clamps, marking gauge, and mallet.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #639 Aug 1981 (v.77) pg. 60

Turn a woodcarver's mallet from a piece of firewood. Blue beach, Osage orange, maple, hickory and pear are all good choices for making round wooden mallets.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #37 Jun-Jul 1987 (v.7#1) pg. 40

Wooden mallet for use with carving chisels is made from any dense hardwood.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #55 Jul 1990 (v.10#1) pg. 55

Make a wooden mallet with a reversed tapered handle what will not loosen with use, but is easily removed.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #71 Mar 1993 (v.12#5) pg. 64

Wooden mallet made from old rolling pin.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS Feb 1964 (v.35#2) pg. 97

Wooden joiner's mallet features leather-covered faces and two concealed pockets of lead weight.
SHOPNOTES #2 Mar 1992 (v.1) pg. 22

Shop-made mallets. (1) Carver's mallet. (2) Carpenter's mallet.
SHOPNOTES #23 Sep 1995 (v.4) pg. 8

Hard maple woodworker's mallets. Two designs shown.
WOOD MAGAZINE #8 Dec 1985 (v.2#6) pg. 34

A turned wooden mallet for the workshop. Grooves every quarter inch ensure a good grip on the long handle.
WOOD MAGAZINE #46 Oct 1991 (v.8#7) pg. 6

Two hammers and a mallet that woodworkers need. Tips on when to use them and what not to use them for.
WOOD MAGAZINE #107 Aug 1998 (v.15#5) pg. 8

Tips on reducing shock to arthritis-prone joints when using woodcarving mallets and carving tools.
WOODCARVING #8 Mar-Apr 1994 pg. 6

Hands and tool handles. Part 1. Mastering your mallet. Proper design and use of a mallet to strike a chisel.
WOODCARVING #20 Oct 1995 pg. 30

Test report compares brass and malleable iron mallets for use in woodcarving.
WOODCARVING #24 Mar 1996 pg. 14

Tip shows how to make a mallet block that fits the hand comfortably.
WOODCARVING #28 Jul-Aug 1996 pg. 5

Pattern for a smaller sized woodcarver's mallet to turn from wood. A recess in the head is filled with molten lead.
WOODCARVING #34 Mar-Apr 1997 pg. 5

Making marvellous mallets. Tips on designing and making the perfect carver's mallet.
WOODCARVING #35 May-Jun 1997 pg. 34

Tip on using the head (only) from an inexpensive rubber mallet as a palm mallet.
WOODCARVING #43 Sep 1998 pg. 59

Design for a home-made boxwood hammer used to seat turnings in lathe chucks, loosen turnings from taper chucks, etc.
WOODTURNING #21 Apr 1994 pg. 16

Tool truths. Part 3. All about the roughing gouge. Includes instructions on how to turn a wooden mallet.
WOODTURNING #49 Feb 1997 pg. 67

Tool truths. Part 26. How to teach spindle turning to beginners. Includes a mallet turning project.
WOODTURNING #72 Feb 1999 pg. 73

Tip on making a turned mallet out of an old bowling pin.
WOODWORK #12 Winter 1991 pg. 12

Make your own wooden mallet.
WOODWORKER #1042 Sep 1980 (v.84) pg. 556

Make a lignum vitae carver's mallet from an old bowling wood.
WOODWORKER #1067 Oct 1982 (v.86) pg. 684

The ultimate mallet features a cherry head and a "tried and tested" design.
WOODWORKER #1072 Mar 1983 (v.87) pg. 159

Pattern for a T-square, carpenter's square and a mallet, all made from wood.
WOODWORKER #1093 Dec 1984 (v.88) pg. 799

Mallets. How to make the right one for the job. Part 1. Patterns for a traditional carpenter's mallet and a German pattern mallet.
WOODWORKER Aug 1987 (v.91#8) pg. 681

Mallets. How to make the right one for the job. Part 2. (1) Light carver's mallet. (2) Heavier carver's mallet. (3) Endgrain mallet.
WOODWORKER Sep 1987 (v.91#9) pg. 791

Strike force. How to make two wooden mallets. (1) Carvers' mallet with a lignum vitae head. (2) Joiners' mallet with an apple wood head.
WOODWORKER Jan 1991 (v.95#1) pg. 52

Monumental mason's mallet. Turning a carving mallet of unusual size.
WOODWORKER Dec 1992 (v.96#12) pg. 36

Tip: Convert an old croquet mallet into a wooden shop mallet.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1984 (v.8#4) pg. 50

Make a traditional joiner's mallet (wooden mallet) by laminating stock around the handle rather than cutting an involved mortise in solid wood.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1986 (v.10#2) pg. 50

Turned wooden shop mallets are made from rock maple. Ideal for pounding on the wooden handle of a chisel.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1987 (v.11#5) pg. 58

Small, lightweight mallet made from a thread spool.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1998 (v.22#6) pg. 10

How to make a rustic mallet and matching wall-mounted bracket to hold it.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1975 (v.31#6) pg. 83