Juniper Peppermill/salt shaker

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Project by 1stump posted 1673 days ago 1341 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

No reason my son who provided the wood shouldn’t benefit from the bounty as well,. . . so this is what he ends up with. Hopefully he finds this to be an equitable trade! This set, instead of making a seperate salt shaker, I incorporated the salt shaker into the top section of the grinder. The center stripe is maple with the outers being black walnut. Finish is again CA glue buffed w/0000 steel wool. It’s about tiime to make something different now.

-- Loving what I do, while I do it for Christ !

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#1 posted 1673 days ago

Very Nice!

-- Rj's Woodworks,San Jose & Weed Ca,

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#2 posted 1673 days ago

I am going to have to try some of these in the near future

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

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#3 posted 1673 days ago

The wood used (other than stripes) is all “Utah Juniper” (Juniperus osteosperma ). Though called Utah Juniper, is found predominantly in the southwestern US. It is similar to the Western Juniper, but is noticeably smaller in stature. This log came from an unussually red/purple colored tree. My son who cut the wood said that all of the trees in the area he cut this batch of firewood from had this coloration. All of the wood in this set and the one posted prior came from the same log.

-- Loving what I do, while I do it for Christ !

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#4 posted 1673 days ago

I’ve seen a lot of pepper grinders and it takes something really special to catch my attention. This does it. This is creative and very impressive. Thanks for sharing.

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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#5 posted 1673 days ago

Very interesting design.

-- - Ray

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#6 posted 1673 days ago

Unique peper mill and cool woods

-- Custom furniture

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#7 posted 1673 days ago

It’s a beauty. BZ

-- Dudley Young USN Retired. Sebastian, Fl.

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#8 posted 1673 days ago

You need to do more of these.

-- R

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#9 posted 1672 days ago

That’s nice.

-- ~Jason~ , Albuquerque NM

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#10 posted 1672 days ago

I like it well done

-- of all the things Ive lost in life i miss my mind the most

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