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Sorry - Amazon shows "Currently unavailable" with no ETA as to when it might be available.

paul wheaton wrote:https://amzn.to/2u8M3Fm





https://amzn.to/2u8M3Fm

 
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That's the thing we have here - and I did buy it on amazon.  

But here is another thing:

https://amzn.to/2Cs5AFD



https://amzn.to/2Cs5AFD
 
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Edit: fixed the attachments.

Smashed out another mallet tonight. The hole in the green wood was a pain to make, but I finally got there by chiseling enough of a hole to then use a drill bit/auger.

Took a fair bit of whittling the handle and trying it in the hole, only to get it stuck halfway and then bash it back out with a metal rod to whittle down some more.

I peeled the bark off the hammer part, but I left the bark on the handle for now. I will probably shape the handle a bit more in the future.

Here are the photos:

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Wood and tools used.
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I had to re-cut the greenwood head as it was a bit crooked from cutting it off the tree.
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Cut the handle to the correct size.
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The start of whittling the handle to fit the hole.
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More whittling down the handle.
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Many tries at fitting the handle.
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Finished mallet 1
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Finished mallet 2
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Matt,

I don't know why, but your attachments are not showing up.

Anybody able to see the attachments?
 
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Lordy but that was a hard hole to drill!!! Good thing I know how to sharpen old drill bits. Had to lean on it with all my weight to get it done.
Real tight fit with the handle. Happy with that.
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Dry stick, wet chunk of wood
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Hole started
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Long way to go
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Done hole
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Dry handle installed
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Length
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I hereby certify this BB as complete!

 
You didn't tell me he was so big. Unlike this tiny ad:
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