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Project by Roger posted 12-23-2016 11:08 PM 1870 views 0 times favorited 27 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Did these for Christmas gifts. Box Elder, Ambrosia, Holly, Lum, that came from a lumberyard here in Bagdad, KY., and Pine (Pine was from an 1800 barn somewhere in Ohio). Grinder kits came from PennSt. Finished with 5 coats of gloss Minwax water based poly. Thnx for all the looks, and good/bad/ugly comments. The 5th picture is just a little jig to cut the edges off each blank before mouting them on the lathe. Wishing everyone a very Merry Christmas 2016.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com





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#1 posted 12-23-2016 11:13 PM

Darn fine work sir.

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 12-23-2016 11:14 PM

Very attractive useful gifts

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#3 posted 12-23-2016 11:22 PM

Outstanding…..

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#4 posted 12-23-2016 11:34 PM

Cool design, Merry Christmas.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#5 posted 12-23-2016 11:47 PM

Sweet! No wait, that would be for a sugar bowl or the like. Does “achoo!” work for you Roger? Very nice work my friend. Merry Christmas to you and yours!

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! Lenny, East Providence, RI

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#6 posted 12-23-2016 11:58 PM

Great gifts, Roger. Nice going!!

Cheers, Jim

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

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#7 posted 12-24-2016 12:31 AM

Holy Crap Roger, you are the man. Talk about a production run! These are beautiful, great work.

-- 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. http://www.geraldlhunsucker.com/

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#8 posted 12-24-2016 12:40 AM

awesome Roger ,just sitting here admiring this bracelet helper you made merry Christmas my friend and a happy new year

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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#9 posted 12-24-2016 12:54 AM

That was quite a production run, Roger!

They look spectacular!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#10 posted 12-24-2016 01:02 AM

Really nice Roger. Didn’t know pepper grinders could look so good.

-- Don Solomon, New Castle, IN; Quality is not an act, it is a habit. Aristotle

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#11 posted 12-24-2016 01:03 AM

Nice work Roger … and all formed up in a vee to fly off to new homes.

-- Paul M ..............the early bird may get the worm but it’s the second mouse that gets the cheese! http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

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#12 posted 12-24-2016 01:06 AM

You know how to knock them out Roger! Nice work!
Merry Christmas!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#13 posted 12-24-2016 02:33 AM

Very VERY GOOD Roger!!

People will be very happy receiving them… for sure!

Are they combo units with Both Salt & Pepper… or just One at a time?

Very COOL!!

Great work!

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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#14 posted 12-24-2016 02:39 AM

Great work Roger.
That’s one hell of a boring bit you have!.

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

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#15 posted 12-24-2016 02:47 AM

If I had known you were going to make that many I would have ordered one too. Nice work Roger. Now take a break.

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

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