Scrap Wood Project Video Summary:
This is a great video that goes over a fun DIY mallet project to make with scrap wood from around your woodworking shop. He broke down the process he used to make the mallet very thoroughly and efficiently and made it look like a very doable project. His choice of colors for each mallet also made the finish products look great.
Scrap Wood Project Video Clips:
(0:34) – Cutting, ripping, and planing;
(1:28) – Hole layout and drilling;
(2:11) – Glue up and bbs added;
(2:43) – Flattening edges with the hand planer;
(3:11) – Bevel added to each corner of the mallet heads;
(3:47) – Final tripping;
(3:55) – Mallet handles;
(4:22) – Tenon cutting with dato stack;
(5:47) – Relief cuts for the wedges and router-ing of the handle;
(6:11) – Handel installed in the mallet;
(6:48) – Trimming, sanding and finishing of the scrap wood mallet;
(8:01) – Tips for wedge length to avoid splitting the handle;
(8:28) – He recommends using hardwoods for this project.