Combination Salt-n-Pepper Shaker and Paper Towel Holder

  • Advertise with us
Project by Blackie_ posted 07-03-2016 01:38 PM 1112 views 2 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

After a country ride to our favorite BBQ place we saw that they had these salt-n- pepper shaker and paper towel holders setting on top of their tables which looked to be made out of post cedar.

My dad wanted one and asked if I would be able to make one, I told him sure that shouldn’t be a problem and I already had these slices of ash sitting outside on the ground.

The wood I used is spalted Arizona Ash and this is the outcome.

-- Randy - If I'm not on LJ's then I'm making Saw Dust. Please feel free to visit my store location at

10 comments so far

View leafherder's profile


1328 posts in 1825 days

#1 posted 07-03-2016 02:21 PM

Easy, Attractive, Functional, and specifically requested by the recipient – can’t get any better than that. Great job. Hmmm… this would look good at my sister’s lake cabin…her birthday is next week…hmmm.

Thanks for posting

-- Leafherder

View Tooch's profile


1693 posts in 1749 days

#2 posted 07-03-2016 02:51 PM

Looks nice Randy, I’ll bet those would sell good, too

-- "Well, the world needs ditch-diggers too..." - Judge Smails

View Jim Jakosh's profile

Jim Jakosh

19957 posts in 2979 days

#3 posted 07-03-2016 02:53 PM

Very cool, Randy.I love rustic!!


-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

View kiefer's profile


5618 posts in 2540 days

#4 posted 07-03-2016 02:59 PM

Nice and rustic .


-- Kiefer

View SenecaWoodArt's profile


402 posts in 1493 days

#5 posted 07-03-2016 03:19 PM

When you said salt and pepper shakers earlier, this is not what I visualized. Great idea and take on an old subject. Bet your dad will love it.

-- Bob

View FloridaArt's profile


842 posts in 3171 days

#6 posted 07-03-2016 04:51 PM

Perfect for a rustic kitchen!

-- Art | Bradenton, Florida

View Roger's profile


20897 posts in 2677 days

#7 posted 07-03-2016 05:21 PM

That’s very rustic and usable.

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

View DocSavage45's profile


8430 posts in 2716 days

#8 posted 07-03-2016 05:45 PM

Hope Dad enjoys it!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

View Blackie_'s profile


4843 posts in 2386 days

#9 posted 07-03-2016 06:41 PM

Thanks for all the great comments, I was wondering how it would go over. I tried searching for remakes of this design via google and none were found except what we saw at the BBQ place.

-- Randy - If I'm not on LJ's then I'm making Saw Dust. Please feel free to visit my store location at

View HillbillyShooter's profile


5811 posts in 2166 days

#10 posted 07-03-2016 11:57 PM

Great rustic look! I’m sure your dad will love it.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics