LumberJocks

Peppermill

  • Advertise with us
Project by Alan posted 05-20-2009 03:31 AM 1411 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch
Peppermill
Peppermill No picture No picture No picture No picture No picture
Zoom Pictures

This is one of my 1st turning projects, the fist was a couple spinning tops and a hammer (sorry no pics). I made this after attending for the 1st time the Prince George Wood Turners meeting at the end of last month, http://www.pgwoodturners.com . One of the guys demonstrated how to make one at the meeting, he made it look easy. This was the second attempt for me and it is by no means perfect, but definitely a good learning experience. It was made of maple and walnut scraps. I will take it with me to the next meeting to get opinions on how to improve. Any comments, criticisms welcome. Thanks, Al

-- Alan, Prince George





9 comments so far

View a1Jim's profile

a1Jim

112093 posts in 2233 days


#1 posted 05-20-2009 03:33 AM

Looking good fun and cool

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

View lew's profile

lew

10034 posts in 2411 days


#2 posted 05-20-2009 03:50 AM

Nice!!

I like your design better that the ones I have made!

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

View dwagner66's profile

dwagner66

4 posts in 1951 days


#3 posted 05-20-2009 04:31 AM

We got a pepper mill kit from lee valley tools that is just the guts of the mill and directions, need to be an engineer to figure it out. How is your insides done? Nice piece too!!! Like the contrasting colors!

-- burls are just naughty bowls waiting to be tamed by my chisel.....

View closetguy's profile

closetguy

744 posts in 2548 days


#4 posted 05-20-2009 04:33 AM

I like how it’s different than the normal ones I see.

-- I don't make mistakes, only design changes....www.dgmwoodworks.com

View sIKE's profile

sIKE

1271 posts in 2409 days


#5 posted 05-20-2009 04:42 AM

Where did you get the mill internals?

-- //FC - Round Rock, TX - "Experience is what you get just after you need it"

View Alan's profile

Alan

443 posts in 2060 days


#6 posted 05-20-2009 05:28 AM

The internals are the lee valley kit. The demo at the meeting I went to really helped when I got to making mine. It is so much easier seeing someone make one and explain it instead of just getting drawings and directions.

-- Alan, Prince George

View loupitou06's profile

loupitou06

97 posts in 1982 days


#7 posted 05-20-2009 05:46 AM

Hi Alan,

Great peppermill, I love the lamination idea.

One comment, is the center of the peppermill small enough for every hands to grab it ?

Pierre

-- 100 fois sur le metier remettez votre ouvrage

View Popeye Jr.'s profile

Popeye Jr.

120 posts in 2078 days


#8 posted 05-20-2009 10:41 PM

nice job Alan, that turned out very nice.

-- People who say it cannot be done should not interup those who are doing it

View CarlB's profile

CarlB

40 posts in 1972 days


#9 posted 05-21-2009 04:40 AM

Looks awesome Alan

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase