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Pepper Mill/Salt Shaker Combination

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Project by cajunpen posted 04-27-2014 09:25 PM 1584 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is another Pepper Mill/Salt Shaker combination. These are proving to be very popular and are fun to make. This one is made from some 2 1/2×2 1/2” Poplar from Lowes.

Turning is pretty easy, you only need two drill bits, a 1 1/2” and a 1 1/16” Forestner bits. I get the kits from Penn State Industries. Hopefully these will sell quickly too. The Pepper Corns go into the bottom and the Salt is stored in the top and shakes out just like any ordinary Salt Shaker.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/





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Alongiron

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#1 posted 04-27-2014 09:32 PM

That is really cool! How tall is it! I like the natural finish. Great job !!

-- Measure twice and cut once.....sneak up on it! Steve Lien

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luv2learn

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#2 posted 04-27-2014 09:46 PM

Super cool Bill, you sure are exploring all kinds of projects. Great job.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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Monte Pittman

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#3 posted 04-27-2014 09:49 PM

Keep churning them out. Keep customers coming back for more.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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HillbillyShooter

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#4 posted 04-27-2014 11:16 PM

Very nicely done. I can see how they would be great sellers, especially given the quality of your turning.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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Karson

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#5 posted 04-27-2014 11:32 PM

Bill:

Looks great

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia karsonwm@gmail.com †

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#6 posted 04-28-2014 01:17 AM

Excellent!!!

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doubleDD

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#7 posted 04-28-2014 01:49 AM

Nicely turned Bill. The style alone should make it good seller. I like the compact size of these. I may have to look into them closer.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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Thewoodman2000

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#8 posted 04-28-2014 03:42 PM

I like the metal finish with the poplar color. Great design too!!!

-- (the only thing in there she says is....tap on head..........tap..........tap..... saw dust) - James www.etsy.com/shop/ZionsWoodnCrafts

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Roger

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#9 posted 05-18-2014 12:01 PM

Super nice Bill. Would go well on anyone’s table.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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