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Had some scraps and some left over salt shaker parts. Just a glued up blank from various species and a bunch of different sizes. Finished with gloss poly- outside only.

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

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#1 posted 04-23-2016 10:19 PM

Wow that looks great. Great job buddy

-- The Old Rednek Workshop

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#2 posted 04-23-2016 10:36 PM

Beautiful piece Lew. I don’t know if you intended it, but the first impression here was that you designed it to appear like a woman standing with her hands clasped in front of her waist. . . . Yes, I’m sure that was your design, and you wanted to see if any of us would notice.
Love it.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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#3 posted 04-24-2016 02:05 AM


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#4 posted 04-24-2016 02:05 AM


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#5 posted 04-24-2016 06:32 AM

Really swell, Lew. But, why so parsimonious with the pics, pal?

-- Mark

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#6 posted 04-24-2016 07:29 AM

Beautiful. I think that is the prettiest salt shaker I have ever seen. Definitely a centerpiece on any table. Very nice job on this.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#7 posted 04-24-2016 08:26 AM

Turned great. Simetimes the best projects came out scrap woods.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#8 posted 04-24-2016 10:27 AM

Very nice, Lew. Well done.

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....

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#9 posted 04-24-2016 12:10 PM

Nice, Lew, really nice.
You’ve just proven that there is no such thing as scrap wood.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#10 posted 04-24-2016 01:33 PM

That’s fantastic Lew!

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#11 posted 04-24-2016 02:05 PM

Fine work Lew, you sure made that wood shine.
Best thoughts,

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#12 posted 04-24-2016 02:20 PM

very nice Lew, I hope to get back to woodworking soon, we moved into town and my new shop is no where near as large as my old one, so I have a lot of work reorganizing to do.

-- Smitty!!!

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#13 posted 04-24-2016 05:12 PM

Hello Lew

Very nice lew
Fantastic work

You demonstrate that scraps can have a second life

Thanks for sharing

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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#14 posted 04-24-2016 08:52 PM

You do wonders with scrap. Very nice

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#15 posted 04-24-2016 09:23 PM

Lew. Beautiful Salt Shaker…Best I have ever seen!!!!!! Just proves that scraps are really beautiful pieces of wood waiting to be recreated. Nice Work.



-- Cliff Australia : Snoring is good. It blows away all the Sawdust.

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