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Joiners Mallet

From the Collection of Anglesea and District Historical Society 5B McMillan Street Anglesea Victoria

Description
A joiners mallet constructed with a mortised handle into a metal shell bound around the striking faces. It is used for tapping wooden joints together such as mortise and tenon joints. There is an unidentified symbol on one side of the metal casting. Wooden striking faces are a reddish colour and could be red gum.
Size
L44cm. Head: W 12.5cm D5.5cm.
Object Registration
00964
Keywords
joinery, woodworking, timber forestry branding hammer
Inscriptions & Markings
Symbol
Last updated
2 Feb 2020 at 5:29PM