A fellow woodworker found some of my images on flickr and we started a conversation. Eventually, I saw he made a mallet from a St Louis Cardinal's baseball bat. I mentioned being a native St Louisian, and so he felt I should have it (the tool on the left is a burnisher):
Also, this was a gift from Mom Apprentice:
Thank you for your continuing support, everyone!
Actual woodworking is on its way, promise.