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Project by bushmaster posted 12-10-2016 06:17 PM 1084 views 1 time favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a completion of the the plastic electric pepper grinder That I converted over to a wood. http://lumberjocks.com/projects/279122 I was planning to get entirely different kind of hardwood, but when I thought it over I decided to make the salt grinder out of the same kind of wood (myrtle) and use another color for the ends. That way it would look more like a set or family.
The first one I drilled the hole and cut the rings out on the bandsaw. This one I used my ring cutting dodad. Described in project. http://lumberjocks.com/projects/280378 Besidesbeing allot of fun the holes provided the material for their children. Children are part of their parents and carry their DNA.

Their twins turned out to be real shakers, and often needed to be up ended.

To fill them up I threaded a hole in the bottom and made a plug out of aluminum.

One happy family.

Thanks for looking, comments appreciated

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia





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AshTheArtist

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#1 posted 12-10-2016 06:44 PM

Awesome project and great idea. Even manual grinders kits cost most on turning supples websites..
Hopefully, twins will turn electric once they grow up.. lol

-- Ash @ touchwoodarts

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Druid

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#2 posted 12-10-2016 07:06 PM

Great looking pieces Brian. I’ll bet those stay in regular use for a loooooong time. Beautiful finish too.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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Mark Wilson

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#3 posted 12-10-2016 07:33 PM

Stunning, Brian. And what a genius are you, with your home made Ringmaster. I do hope there’s someone in your life on to whom you’re passing some of your incredible ingenuity. If not, for the love of Peewee Herman, man, write a book.

-- Mark

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ralbuck

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#4 posted 12-10-2016 07:35 PM

Always innovative!
Very nicely done.
You raided the old Silvertone Radio for the tubes to use for a pattern?

-- SAWDUST is THERAPY without a couch! just rjR

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JoeinGa

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#5 posted 12-10-2016 08:44 PM

Quite imaginative! Looks like a nice family too !

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

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doubleDD

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#6 posted 12-10-2016 08:52 PM

That’s the way to get those looking good. Cool. I like the vision of the rings.

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

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helluvawreck

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#7 posted 12-10-2016 09:47 PM

This is a great collection of grinders and shakers. Nice work!

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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crowie

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#8 posted 12-10-2016 09:50 PM

Very fancy salt and pepper shakers Brian…..

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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Monte Pittman

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#9 posted 12-10-2016 10:29 PM

Great work. Love the wood.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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bruce317

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#10 posted 12-10-2016 11:45 PM

I like the family photo. Beautiful work!

-- Bruce - Indiana - Sawdust is just, MAN GLITTER!

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John

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#11 posted 12-10-2016 11:59 PM

Real good result on your project Brian, I like the colours!

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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Jim Jakosh

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#12 posted 12-11-2016 06:35 PM

Very nice pieces, Brian. Now they must be ps1 and ps2 !!!!!!!!!!!!!

Cheers, Jim

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

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peteg

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#13 posted 12-11-2016 08:18 PM

Would have been an interesting project Brian, love the conversion great result
Pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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majuvla

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#14 posted 12-12-2016 09:37 AM

Salt and paper holders are so adorable. Very nice and ’’happy’’ colours.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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