Cabinet Maker Mallet

Following plans from Shop Notes Magazine Volume 16 issue #5, I built a simplified cabinet makers mallet. The original design had some aesthetically pleasing curves that I eliminated for simplicity. The mallet is constructed from 1/4″ birch plywood and pine. Layers of plywood are laminated together to provide a solid mallet. The mallet was finished with a wipe on stain and four generous coats of polyurethane. Warning: After pouring your hard work into a project like this you will have difficult actually hitting something with this mallet…

Cabinet Maker Mallet

Contact Surface of the Mallet

Connection to Handle


About Ryan

Ryan is currently a National Research Council Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Air Force Research Laboratory. His research area includes Prognostic Health Management of Electronics. For more information please visit:
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