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Completed Rolling Pin- After the Lumberjocks Jig

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Well here is the rolling pin after all of the help everyone gave me. I am more pleased with the alignment of the ellipses. I also got input from a pastry chef who indicated he preferred a more flat center section to help keep the dough a consistent thickness. This has a couple of applications of mineral oil, for a finish.

For those who requested a blog on the cutting procedures, I am in the process of taking pictures and creating the write up. I hope to post it within the next couple of days (I just know you are all a quiver with anxious anticipation).

Thanks everyone for the help and encouragement.

Lew

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.





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Chris

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#1 posted 10-02-2008 01:51 AM

Beautiful work there Lew… I don;t know that I’m “all a quiver” but I sure am interested in seeing how you did this… :)

-- "Everything that is great and inspiring is created by the individual who labors in freedom" -- Albert Einstein

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darryl

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#2 posted 10-02-2008 02:00 AM

that came out really great lew!
I may have to “borrow” the idea and make one for my wife!

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trifern

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#3 posted 10-02-2008 02:19 AM

Awesome rolling pin Lew. Please include the dimensions in your blog. I would like to make a one soon. It is almost baking season. Thanks for sharing.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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Napaman

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#4 posted 10-02-2008 02:30 AM

wonderful!!! what is the piece below the rolling pin?? Cant wait for the blog…when you get a chance!

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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TedM

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#5 posted 10-02-2008 02:50 AM

Very nice, looking forward to the how-to :)

-- I'm a wood magician... I can turn fine lumber into firewood before your very eyes! - Please visit http://www.woodworkersguide.com and sign up for my project updates!

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#6 posted 10-02-2008 03:02 AM

Excellent craftsmanship !

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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John Gray

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#7 posted 10-02-2008 05:54 AM

Beautiful.....can’t wait for the details.

-- Only the Shadow knows....................

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mcshaker

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#8 posted 10-02-2008 06:03 AM

Nice. Intricate work. Can’t wait to see how it’s done.

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#9 posted 10-02-2008 08:57 AM

Hey, I’m all aquiver and I want to see how it was done.

-- Tom D

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#10 posted 10-02-2008 12:36 PM

Beautiful, I enjoy gluing up odd shaped pieces of wood, & waiting to see what turns out in the end product.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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FlWoodRat

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#11 posted 10-02-2008 12:58 PM

Lew, at my advanced age, I really don’t quiver that often. But the beauty of your pin goes without saying. Nice job. I can hardly wait to see your process blog.

-- I love the smell of sawdust in the morning....

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GaryK

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#12 posted 10-02-2008 01:53 PM

Very nice looking. Great job!

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#13 posted 10-02-2008 02:16 PM

I can’t even imagine what a rolling pin like this would go for. It is stunning, unique and … stunning! oh and useful

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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romansfivefive

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#14 posted 10-02-2008 10:26 PM

count me among the “aquiver”

-- The CNC machine can either produce the work of art you imagined, or very decorative firewood.

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#15 posted 10-02-2008 11:51 PM

Oh man, you must of had an out of body experience to think this up. I just try to copy stuff and find that diffcult sometimes.
Great Project.

-- Dominic, Trinity, Florida...Lets be safe out there.

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