We make these mallets out of mesquite wood by turning them while green, letting them dry for a day or two and then sanding and oiling them. When we do this, we leave the ends unfinished so the moisture can escape. After several months of curing, we touch up the finish and they are ready to sell. Mesquite is a very dense wood which makes an excellent mallet. It is also beautiful and is a great addition to any kitchen or workshop. Because most of our customers buy these to use in the kitchen, we finish them with food safe oil. Upkeep involves an occasional oiling with mineral oil.

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