Originally Posted by CaptTeach
HF has several size teardrop mallets for a reasonable price - it will move your work much smoother and faster than that ball peen hammer of your grandfathers.
+1 on the shot bags - I found mine on Ebay. The vendor was selling a package deal of three bags One used as a slap dolly and a small bag about 5insq then a 14in bag for heavy work
Good luck with your projects
True, but I was going for a texture, so I used the smallest ball end I could find.
I do need some nice mallets for if I'm looking for as smooth as possible...