Small Rubber Mallet A Cheap Indispensable Tool
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The *gly thing that has replaced all my purdy things.In Stanley Kubriks '2001: A Space Odyssey,' the opening scene of our primate ancestors contends that the earliest tool was the mallet.It was made from a femur, but a mallet all the same.
Woodworkers have since refined that original design.Mallets are our most-used tool because woodworkers hit more things in an afternoon than a mobster does in a lifetime.As such, most woodworkers have a small collection of favorites.
I have three: A wood beast used strictly on holdfasts; a turned bodark gem that is perfectly weighted, perfectly designed and perfectly fitted to my hand - you can only get perfection like that by making it yourself.
Then there's the other one.It's a tiny, cheap, so-off-brand-as-to-not-have-a-brand, lacquer-encrusted beater of a 6 oz.plastic/rubber mallet.I bought it at a Sears that was closing.It was ugly.Hanging there, it looked like when it grew up it wanted to be a mallet.
Regular price: $12.99.Sale price: $4.So I took it home, gave it a good #60-grit lacquer-removing scrub and threw it into the 'I might use this someday' tool drawer.One day while I was driving some small pegs into a tiny drawbore joint,...