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Project by lew posted 07-18-2017 09:35 PM 1328 views 1 time favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A pair of salt/pepper crush grinders.

Laminated turning blank of walnut, maple, oak and cherry. Identifying “dots” are African Blackwood for pepper and a piece of deer antler for salt. About 11” tall. Rattle can lacquer finish. Crushgrind kits from Woodcraft.

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





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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 07-18-2017 09:59 PM

Very pretty mills, Lew!!!!!!!!!!!

Cheers, Jim

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

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Arlin Eastman

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#2 posted 07-18-2017 10:18 PM

Nice job Lew. :)

-- It is always the right time, to do the right thing.

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Ken90712

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#3 posted 07-18-2017 10:39 PM

Looking good, I like it.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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hoss12992

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#4 posted 07-18-2017 11:09 PM

Wow. Absolutely love it. Great job buddy

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

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#5 posted 07-18-2017 11:46 PM

beautiful work,buddy

-- bambi

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doubleDD

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#6 posted 07-18-2017 11:47 PM

Great looking mills and a cool way to identify them. These guys must be related to yin and yang.

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

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Mark Wilson

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#7 posted 07-19-2017 12:14 AM

Fantastic, Lew!
Weren’t those the names of the famous Siamese twins of old?

-- Mark

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GR8HUNTER

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#8 posted 07-19-2017 03:00 AM

I LOVE this beautiful set of S & P shakers ….good work on identifying marks …..GREAT JOB :<)) GRATZ TOP 3

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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oldnovice

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#9 posted 07-19-2017 03:05 AM

Good looking pair!
Nice finish.

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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Woodwrecker

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#10 posted 07-19-2017 03:16 AM

wow, those came out great lew!
And I like the names.
Definitely deserves the “Top 3” award.

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Jacksdad

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#11 posted 07-19-2017 03:33 AM

I like them, on my phone they look animated, nice sharp details

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Jim Bertelson

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#12 posted 07-19-2017 03:49 AM

Over the top, Lew!

Your staging of the main picture is rather…alluring, you devil, you!!

Hope your summer is going well. Busy here, lots of shop activity.
Just back from La Conner where the weather is delightful this time of year. Not so good here in Anchorage.

Best to you and yours,

Jim

-- Jim, Anchorage Alaska

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#13 posted 07-19-2017 12:57 PM

Beautiful, great job!!!

-- Smitty!!!

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helluvawreck

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#14 posted 07-19-2017 01:48 PM

This set of salt and pepper shakers is beautiful and the wood is great.

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

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

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lew

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#15 posted 07-19-2017 03:05 PM

Jim- Thank You!

Arlin- Thanks!

Ken- Thank You!

Hoss- Thanks!

Bambi- Thanks!

Dave- Thank You! Took a while to figure out how to mark them.

Mark- Thanks! Yup, that’s them. I didn’t realize until I started turning the second one that they were “mirrors”. Happy accident as Bob Ross would say.

Tony- Thank You! First time I ever worked with antler. Turned out better than I had anticipated.

OldNovice- Thank You!

Eric- Thanks! I don’t know why but those names were first thing that popped into my weird brain.

Jacksdad- Thank You!

Jim- Thank You! Glad to hear you are finally getting back into the shop. Sounds like you are really getting into this retirement thing!! Maybe you and Shari need to consider La Connor full time!

Smitty- Thanks!

Charles- Thank You! Glued that blank up about 6 months ago. Just getting around to turning it.

Thanks for all of the views and making this a Daily Top 3. I really appreciate it!

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

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