Medium Weight Carving Mallet Old Lignum 1929 Vitae Zebrano Handle


Medium-weight carver’s mallets made from dense old vintage lignum vitae, one of the toughest timbers available for this purpose. The lignum vitae on this mallet is gorgeous and comes from an old vintage 1929 bowling ball, antique in age, rich in its own history. Beautiful, smooth to the touch and full of character. There are hardly any visible checks, which is unusual. Checks are usual for old lignum vitae of this age and when they are there, this does not detract from its strength and beauty in any way. Gorgeous tools, interesting and unique grain. A work of art you can work with. This will become a well loved tool. Vintage lignum is getting harder to get hold of and increasingly rare and expensive, prices vary depending on the quality and size of the ball. A lot of work goes into making these.
The handle is made from nicely grained Zebrano wood. Ergonomically designed by me to be a great fit in the hand-these mallets will have a really good wallop when required. They have a great sweet spot, The handles goes right through to the end of the ball and are wedged for extra strength.
Designed and made by me in Shropshire and not mass produced. Each of my wood carver’s mallets is of course, slightly different and unique beautifully and lovingly finished with oil so the natural colour of the wood can speak for itself. Made by someone who carves and has done stone masonry so really knows the requirements of their tools. An ideal gift for anyone who loves the unique richness and quality of  the grain and colours of natural wooden items with a wow factor. A great gift of all time for a carver! My discrete logo is on the top of the handles so you know you have a Tommy Woodpecker Woodworks original. The last pictures are for perspective only against a large and lightweight carving mallets subject to availability.
Great Gift
This tool in the right hands with normal carver’s use will last and last. A great gift for a carver!
Medium weight approx 215 mm or 8 and 5/8 inches end to end. Weighing in at approx 841 gs or 1 lb and 13 and a half ozs.  The last picture shows my range of sizes available for perspective only. Sizing is not an exact science I go by the weight and the size of the ball.
Care Instructions
Best kept out of direct sunlight. Dust and polish occasionally with beeswax to be rewarded with a deep shine.  All natural unstained woods darken slightly with age.
All items are carefully packaged to ensure they reach you safely and have labels and care instructions.
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Additional information

Weight 1.75 kg
Dimensions 21.5 cm

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