Abe Lincoln's mallet
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dx7iN_y4X7k
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  Re: Abe Lincoln's mallet by Timberwolf (https://www.youtube....)
Roy Underhill had an episode showing how to make these. He attributed the design to Abraham Lincoln, but with Roy it's hard to tell if he means it. He also quoted Lincoln as saying "... With mallets toward none, with charity toward all..."
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  Re: Abe Lincoln's mallet by Timberwolf (https://www.youtube....)
I have one of George Washington’s hatchets. I had to replace the handle though..... and the head.
Everybody blamed his old man for makin him mean as a snake. When Amos Moses was a boy his daddy would use him for alligator bait!
-Jerry Reed

Larry
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  Re: RE: Abe Lincoln's mallet by LarryK (I have one of George...)
(12-18-2019, 12:49 PM)LarryK Wrote: I have one of George Washington’s hatchets. I had to replace the handle though..... and the head.

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Was it signed??????? Confused
I love the Corps for those intangible possessions that cannot be
issued: pride, honor, integrity, and being able to carry on the
traditions for generations of warriors past. [Cpl. Jeff Sornij, USMC;
in Navy Times, November 1994]


Jack Edgar, Sgt. USMC Korean War 51/52
Get off my lawn ! Upset





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  Re: RE: Abe Lincoln's mallet by Timberwolf ([quote='LarryK' pid=...)
If Lincoln had made such a mallet, he must've used an ax, not chisels. Laugh


Simon
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  Re: RE: Abe Lincoln's mallet by Handplanesandmore (If Lincoln had made ...)
(12-19-2019, 06:33 PM)Handplanesandmore Wrote: If Lincoln had made such a mallet, he must've used an ax, not chisels. Laugh


Simon

Thank you foe posting this. I really enjoyed watching it. Who knows I just might make one, my main shop is closed for the winter.

Tom
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