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Pepper Mills from scrap

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Project by rockmolsen posted 11-11-2015 06:06 PM 757 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These are 8” pepper mills from scrap maple. walnut, zebra wood, oak and cherry. I laminated into 2 3/4” x 2 3/4” x 10” blocks. The mechanisms came from Craft Supplies USA. I’m getting ready to do a show in a few weeks and wanted to add something new. I really enjoyed making these. They are sanded up to 1200 grit, then some EEE and wax. They are extremely smooth! Including the glue up I have about 3 hrs into each. After completing the first one I created a story stick to use for replication.

Thanks for looking.

-- Rick --------The measure of who we are is what we do with what we have.





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#1 posted 11-12-2015 03:28 AM

Nicely done.

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#2 posted 11-12-2015 12:42 PM

Very nice!

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#3 posted 11-12-2015 03:00 PM

Beautiful mills, nice woods. Where did you get those metal inner parts?

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#4 posted 11-12-2015 05:31 PM

Thanks – I like the stainless steel kits from

https://www.woodturnerscatalog.com/p/53/5244/Turners-Select-Deluxe-Pepper-Mill-Kit

-- Rick --------The measure of who we are is what we do with what we have.

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#5 posted 11-12-2015 07:54 PM

they are beautiful

-- Joe, Ga

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#6 posted 11-12-2015 08:25 PM

Very nice looking and a good use for scrap.


... They are sanded up to 1200 grit, then some EEE and wax.

EEE?

-- "I love it when a plan comes together" John "Hannibal" Smith

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#7 posted 11-13-2015 03:29 AM

EEE ultra shine is a polishing compound for wood turnings

-- Rick --------The measure of who we are is what we do with what we have.

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