Shape A Mallet Out Of A Branch Part 2
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After cutting the branch to length, sawing around the neck and chipping away most of the wood around the handle, the time comes to grab a half-round rasp and begin rounding over the handle.Once the handle looks cylindrical enough I ask my students to imagine what kind of handle they want to form.
I show them some mallet drawings and together we choose the one that best suits them.With a half round rasp we round over the handle.Rasping the handle's design The main tools that we use to form the handle are round, half round and combination rasps.
First we use the round rasp to form a nice cove around the meeting point between the handle and the head.If the student wants to shape a pommel on their handle, they grab the round rasp one more time and form another round cove close to the base of the handle.
Using a round wasp we shape a cove around at the neck's base.Then they reach out for a half round rasp and rasp away the excess material between the zenith of the handle and the bottom of the round coves.
After this, they round over the base of the pommel.With a...