Big Horn 26016 16 oz Wooden Mallet. Made from solid beech wood with oversized heads our wooden carving mallets are perfect for extended carving sessions. The 5-1/4" head x 2-7/8" x 2" striking face allows for exceptional power, without damaging your material. This hard Beech wood mallet features a traditional design that is great for novice or professional carvers alike. Exceptional for woodworking and other uses, this woodworkers’ mallet (or carpenters’ mallet, if you prefer) is ideal for joining work, striking chisels, and other woodworking uses and it crushes ice like a champ as well (that makes it an ice mallet too). Looks great, we know looks aren’t the most important feature when buying a wood mallet, but it doesn’t hurt, either, this one looks great on your pegboard, and is a tool you’ll be proud to own. A wooden mallet (sometimes called a carpenters’ mallet or a woodworkers’ mallet) is a tool that may seem strange at first, but is essential for many applications, with woodworking being chief amongst them. Woodworking often calls for the use of chisels, with a hammer needed to tap / strike them.