Celtic knot Rolling Pin

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Project by oldrivers posted 02-19-2017 03:08 AM 2275 views 3 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My first attempt at making a Celtic knot. The rolling pin is made from Maple with Cherry Handles. I did only a half knot on the handles using Maple as an accent. The Rolling Pin Knot is composed of Cherry and Black Walnut. Finished with food grade Mineral Oil. The 3rd. picture was before the finish was applied.
I learned a lot from this experience that will increase my speed and accuracy. Thanks for looking.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 02-19-2017 03:15 AM

Very cool. I would love to see how you do it.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 02-19-2017 03:20 AM

Excellent work!!

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

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#3 posted 02-19-2017 03:37 AM

Thanks men! Monte there are a number of videos on you tube Joel Green builds one from a kit blank (I built mine from scratch) @ called Turning a Rolling Pin Made Easy. on this clip he dose not do a full knot but the content is sufficient (this is what I used to get started) Hope this points you in the right direction, if I can be of any help I will be glad to do so (if I can?)

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#4 posted 02-19-2017 05:03 AM

A super neat job! Should be good for some pies and flat cinnamon bread too!

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

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#5 posted 02-19-2017 05:04 AM

damn oldrivers you hit this one over the fence and I’m talkin the green monster in baseball terms.i gotta make one of these for the wife,when I get time of course!nice job.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#6 posted 02-19-2017 12:32 PM

This rolling pin is a beautiful piece of work, that Celtic knot came out great, and the color arrangement is spot on. Great work, thanks for showing.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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#7 posted 02-19-2017 01:16 PM

Great job

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#8 posted 02-19-2017 02:01 PM

Nice work. You did a fine job on this.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#9 posted 02-19-2017 04:08 PM

A work of art, wonderful piece!!!

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#10 posted 02-19-2017 04:30 PM

great job

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#11 posted 02-19-2017 06:39 PM

Thank each of you for your comments which is humbling to me coming from such great woodworkers.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#12 posted 02-19-2017 07:01 PM

I’d say you done GOOD!

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

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#13 posted 02-20-2017 09:17 AM

Outstanding work – I’m trying to figure ’’how’’ it was made..

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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