Simple rolling pin

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Project by ralbuck posted 11-18-2016 08:20 PM 734 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Playing with the lathe; to TRY to teach myself a little about doing some decent turning.

I believe this is maple; but my be wrong as I am poor at wood identification. It came from my usual source = firewood pile.

It is a total of 11 inches long and has a diameter of 2-3/4 inches for the roller. It is one piece and has no finish except the natural sheen of the sanded and burnished wood. The handles are 1 by 2 & 5/8ths inches.

I actually used a cardboard paper towel tube to put the burnish on it. Worked much better than I thought it would.

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#1 posted 11-18-2016 08:30 PM

Nicely done and handy too!!

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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#2 posted 11-18-2016 09:20 PM

I! need to make me one of those…

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be.

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#3 posted 11-18-2016 09:23 PM

Looks like a good weapon for your wife Ralbuck.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#4 posted 11-18-2016 09:40 PM

Nice looks. You did great. Making some more for Christmas gifts?

-- Paul, Upstate New York, USA

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#5 posted 11-18-2016 10:03 PM

grumpy has right,if your wife find it…hehehe
well done, buddy

-- bambi

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#6 posted 11-19-2016 01:35 AM

Nice natural finish and shape. I like it.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#7 posted 11-19-2016 10:51 AM

Same way I like to make them. Looks great.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#8 posted 11-19-2016 11:52 AM

Great job well done

-- Bill, Nottingham. Remember its not waiting for the storm to end, but learning to dance in the rain that counts. If you dont make mistakes, you make nothing at all.

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#9 posted 11-22-2016 04:09 AM

Looks great, very consistent across the length of the roller.

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

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#10 posted 12-04-2016 12:40 PM

Great job!

-- Ron, Northern Illinois

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