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Mahogany/Walnut pizza peel

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Project by Splinters posted 06-28-2007 04:05 AM 2228 views 5 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a customer requested custom pizza peel with a carved letter.

The side strips are made out of Mahogany with the center strip being of Walnut. Both woods are considered hardwoods and will hold up well as long as proper cleaning and oiling care is used in maintaining them.

The paddle is 15 1/2 inches wide by 16 inches tall, with the overall length being 32 inches and was made out of 1/2 inch stock. A hole was drilled in the top end of the handle and a leather strip was tied in so the peel could be hung up.

The front edge has a 3 inch bevel to be able to work with the pizza.

After sanding smooth and preparing the wood We used a food grade mineral oil for the finish protective coat.

-- Splinters - Living and Loving life in the Rockies - http://www.splinterswoodworks.com/ - http://www.etsy.com/shop.php?user_id=5220040





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oscorner

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#1 posted 06-28-2007 03:08 PM

Very nice! Great job of engravign the letter. I would have thought that you would have put the letter on the handle so that it wouldn’t make cleaning the peel harder, but it really looks nice where it is.

-- Jesus is Lord!

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mot

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#2 posted 06-28-2007 03:57 PM

I had to look at this one just to find out what a pizza peel was. Nice job, by the way!

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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Splinters

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#3 posted 06-28-2007 04:58 PM

lol…when I got the request I had to do a google search myself to see what I was being asked..thanks it was a fun project and turned out really nice. The customer was very happy..

-- Splinters - Living and Loving life in the Rockies - http://www.splinterswoodworks.com/ - http://www.etsy.com/shop.php?user_id=5220040

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Bill

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#4 posted 06-28-2007 05:18 PM

Hmmmm…..pizza…...

A nice looking pizza peel Splinters.

-- Bill, Turlock California, http://www.brookswoodworks.com

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Napaman

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#5 posted 06-28-2007 05:41 PM

very cool…does the price of the pizza peel include a lifetime offer of free pizza???

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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woodspar

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#6 posted 06-28-2007 08:09 PM

I have a peel hanging beside my oven. I try to make homemade pizza from scratch every week.

-- John

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Splinters

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#7 posted 06-28-2007 11:07 PM

Tks for all the comments….hey Matt if I get a request for a lifetime of free pizza..I will pass it on to you….. lol

-- Splinters - Living and Loving life in the Rockies - http://www.splinterswoodworks.com/ - http://www.etsy.com/shop.php?user_id=5220040

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