Two Brands Of Brass Mallets
Two brands of brass mallets is post about Shop Blog bookmarked by wallace with ID 1642083746 was uploaded on 24-03-2019 and has been viewed 206,473 times.
If you follow my blog, you know that I have an affinity for striking tools.Check my entries on hammers, turned mallets and carved mallets (from branches) if you haven't had a chance to read them before.
A few years ago I purchased a set of brass head mallets from Lee Valley that I use occasionally.I liked them, so last year I ordered two more brass mallets for our woodworking program.One is the Lee Valley Veritas Journeyman's Mallet and the other is a heavier 1-1/2 lb head mallet made in Taiwan.
The later is sold by Amazon and other online woodworking stores.I have found that a brass mallet is a compact tool that can deliver a decisive strike to gouges and chisels.Its mass to size ratio is impressive and it's compact size means that you can comfortably hold it in your apron pocket and summon it to action at will.
Both the Lee Valley brass mallet and the Taiwanese made mallet have screw-on heads.The difference between the two is that Lee Valley embedded a threaded stud in the handle that screws into a threaded hole in the head, while the Taiwanese manufacturer threaded the wood handle and it screws directly...