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this is the first wooden tool did by myself. the bolt was made with Taxus chinensis, the handle was made with bancanus and red wood. then finished with bee wax.
 
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Step 1: Handle made

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adhere with titebond

Step 2: Handle made

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drill 5mm holes through it and then insert 5mm sticks for hard. sand with sandpaper, from 360 to 3000.

Step 3: Bolt made

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the coner of this block got broken, but i don't want to cut all of this face, so i cut a triangle then stick a small red wood.

Step 4: Last step

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now finish it.
darkrafts11 months ago
you should paint it as the Mjölnir is would look nicer, great job though
Advar darkrafts6 months ago
Seconded :)
The Oxcart8 months ago
Did you put something in the head to give it weight? Even with the size of the head it doesn't seem like there'd be enough weight to it.
Wheatridge11 months ago
Great Job steelson! Making a hammer was one of my first learning projects when I began on my lathe. The hammer I made twenty years ago still gets a workout. I like yours so much I am going to make one. I will more than likely use a maple block for the head, as your wood selections are not generally available in the US. Again, great job. Using the dowels to simulate rivets was a nice touch.
steelsun (author)  Wheatridge11 months ago
thanks wheatridge, maple i think is a good choice for the head.
PACW11 months ago
Oh my that is beautiful! It deserves to be used with care and respect but it shouldn't be hung on a wall to gather dust! Take a good picture of it to frame and then let it have a long and useful life - isn't that what we all want?
steelsun (author)  PACW11 months ago
yeah you are right, and it is valuable as a good tool not be hung on the wall
OgorrTECH11 months ago
You should make more and sell them
steelsun (author)  OgorrTECH11 months ago
haha, great idea.
ArticAkita11 months ago
so nice & Beautiful!
WV_Kokamo_Joe11 months ago
It's too beautiful to use...
apccool11 months ago
Would make a great ice crushing hammer, a la http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=gJV-O1e10z8
DelBelaire11 months ago
Very nice job making this.
egrishot11 months ago
Nice hammer. I like it.
thegreat5811 months ago
Very nicely done.
azharz11 months ago
You can also name this as Thor's Hammer. It will popular it more.
wmrhoward11 months ago
Beautiful tools make more beautiful things, use it!
vincent752011 months ago
Nice : should be displayed in a window case though !!!
vincent752011 months ago
Nice : should be displayed in a window case though !!!
l8nite11 months ago
I guess this is to be used in a woodshop but it is almost to pretty to risk scaring
HowGlidd l8nite11 months ago
Can't imagine what a big strong mallet like this would have to be scared of...
HowGlidd11 months ago
Nice
SlickSqueegie11 months ago
yeah, I "wood" hate using it too! Its much too pretty... Nice mallet!
togo191911 months ago
Very Nice!

If I have to lose a fingernail, I hope it is from getting whacked by such a beautiful hammer!!
steelsun (author) 11 months ago
Thanks. And at first time I wanted to hang it on the wall, but it is used as a common tool since I really need a wooden hammer as well.
caitlinsdad11 months ago
The chipped corner inlay actually does make a nice accent piece. Is this hammer going to be used or is it just a decorative piece to hang on the wall?
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