Celtic Knot pepper mills

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Project by woodsmithshop posted 10-07-2014 07:54 PM 1981 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made these 6” pepper mills for a lady that ordered them last summer, I just recently got to them, the knot is Yellowheart and Paduak, the rest of the wood is Maple, Walnut , and Cherry, she wanted them to match a rolling pin she got from me that had a celtic knot in it. they are finished with ca glue. I glued on a base because one of them became a little too thin while turning, and the base helped to strengthen them.

-- Smitty!!!

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#1 posted 10-07-2014 07:57 PM

Those look great Smitty – Amazing details.

-- Dennie - Tennessee

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#2 posted 10-07-2014 07:57 PM

Excellent turnings Smitty congrats!

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#3 posted 10-07-2014 08:07 PM

Those look Super, Smitty!

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

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#4 posted 10-07-2014 08:09 PM

WOW those are incredible!!! Do you have any pictures of the work in progress???

-- Turn on, brothers and sisters!!!

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#5 posted 10-07-2014 08:27 PM

Excellent work, the colors blend well. I am sure your customer must be pleased. Very nicely done Celtic Knot, they are never easy.

-- I am going to go stand outside so if anyone asks about me, tell them I'M OUTSTANDING!

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#6 posted 10-07-2014 10:08 PM

These look great!!! I would be pleased to have these in my home! The only thing is they would be on display and not get used.

I have a question on the finish please look for a PM from me.

-- (the only thing in there she says is....tap on head..........tap..........tap..... saw dust) - James

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#7 posted 10-08-2014 01:57 AM

fantastic looking!! can you give me a heads up on how to do the celtic knot?? thanks

-- wiser1934, new york

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#8 posted 10-08-2014 09:16 AM

Wow, very nice. I have always like these knots and seeing people make them.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#9 posted 10-08-2014 12:57 PM

thanks for the comments.
sorry no pictures of the work in progress, did not even think about it.

-- Smitty!!!

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