oak maul This lovely object was on the title page until January 2001. It was made for a US client who wanted a personal maul for his installation and his year as WM.

It was specially made with almost no end grain on any face. The central part was turned with the grain. The two end pieces were turned against the grain and keyed onto the middle bit, so it doesn't matter where it is bashed - nothing can split away. You can examine it quite closely too. You can't see the joins.
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