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Project by BarbS posted 12-24-2009 10:24 PM 1266 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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A set of salt and pepper shakers about 4” high, from apricot and an inset of Dymondwood (compressed, dyed veneers). They aren’t a perfect match, but I’m hoping they’ll be good enough to give family for Christmas! Watco oil finish; the salt/pepper kit is from Lee Valley Tools, a plastic vial to insert and an aluminum screw-on cap.
Wishing all the LumberJocks a Very Merry Christmas!!
-BarbS

-- http://barbsid.blogspot.com/





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janice

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#1 posted 12-24-2009 10:26 PM

Oh, those are nice.

-- Janice

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#2 posted 12-24-2009 11:17 PM

Close enough match for me if no one else will except them. They look great barbs

-- Mike, Bruce Mississippi = Jack of many trades master of none

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#3 posted 12-24-2009 11:59 PM

Very nice Babs

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia karsonwm@gmail.com †

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#4 posted 12-25-2009 12:04 AM

These are cool Barbs well done.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#5 posted 12-25-2009 06:36 AM

Very nice Barbs. I thought SALT and PEPER was supposed to be different so you could tell them apart. The diamond wood gives them an extra POP. I am sure the recipiant will love them.

Keep it up.

Scrappy

-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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#6 posted 12-25-2009 07:10 AM

Thank you for the comments; Scrappy, one screw-on top has a single hole, the other has three small holes…to tell them apart. And I hope the recipient loves them!

-- http://barbsid.blogspot.com/

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#7 posted 01-27-2010 04:49 AM

Very nice!

AKA…........Woodchic

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#8 posted 03-30-2010 06:45 PM

Sweet

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#9 posted 04-14-2010 03:46 AM

Great work…...I hope they were loved!

-- There is always an opportunity to learn. . . .Steve Mcgrady. . Sydney, Australia.

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