Hello everyone – happy weekend!
I have a small rawhide mallet that needs breaking in; at the moment
the hard outside coating is marring my metal. I’ve been told to just
hammer it repeatedly against a bench block until it breaks up, but
given the fact that I have wrist injuries I wonder if anyone can
recommend something to speed up the process. My fiance uses dish
soap to soften leather on new shoes, but I’m hesitant to try this on
a tool unless I know it won’t do any harm.