Salt Cellar

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Project by scrappy posted 1807 days ago 1158 views 1 time favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My wife cooks with Sea Salt so she wanted a “Salt Cellar” to keep on the kitchen counter. This is my version.

Walnut body with borch rim

BloodWood top with PurpleHeart Knob. (not very purple in pic)

3 inch diam and about 4 inch tall overall.

All scrap wood. (birch is pallet others cut offs)

Please leave all comments and critiques. As I am allways trying to improve.

Thank You for looking.


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#1 posted 1807 days ago

Great use of the scrap bid. Well done.

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#2 posted 1807 days ago

Great Job, Scrappy!!

I really like the way the lid is fitted into the birch opening.


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#3 posted 1807 days ago

Scrappy it came out fantastic. Great use of scraps.

I bet your wife just loves it.

Another good project

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#4 posted 1807 days ago

Scraptacular!! Nice use of the scraps scrappy.

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#5 posted 1807 days ago

Great idea on the rim shape to help keep the salt in. Bet your wife is pleased.

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#6 posted 1807 days ago

Looks great scrappy.

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#7 posted 1806 days ago

Awesome container, Scrappy ! What if any finish did you use on it ?

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#8 posted 1806 days ago

Thats sweet, and functional too. I just made a similar container -vessel for a Japanese friend she is going to use it for green tea well done Scrappy regards Alistair

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#9 posted 1806 days ago

Thanks for all the great comments.

Woodsdweller, Thanks,Did the rim that way just for that purpose. New that some would spill so made the edge like a funnel. Helps keep the salt conained.

Dusty56, Only used mineral oil on this. Did not want it “shiny” just wanted to seel it since it will be on the kitchen counter.

Thanks Again everyone.


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#10 posted 1805 days ago

Won’t thew salt bleed through and show up on the outside? Just was wondering as this is a cool idea.


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