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Boxelder and Spalted Maple Salt Cellar

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Project by Darryl Jones posted 10-04-2017 05:39 PM 1674 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a salt cellar made of boxelder and spalted maple. I have made several of these items and this one by far is my favorite. All of my salt cellars use a stainless steel screw to secure the lid and and smooth rounded bottom to insure that no salt grains get trapped in the corners. Enjoy!

-- Dread Knot Wood Shop http://www.dreadknotwoodshop.com





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helluvawreck

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#1 posted 10-04-2017 08:18 PM

This is a very nice salt cellar and the wood is beautiful.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#2 posted 10-04-2017 08:29 PM

Beautiful little box.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#3 posted 10-04-2017 09:41 PM

i love these wood salt cellars and have really wanted to make one.the only thing i dont like is the screw you used it detracts from the beauty of the wood.i like how you rounded your bottoms also,nice job.

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

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#4 posted 10-05-2017 02:05 AM

Nice salt cellar

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Jim Jakosh

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#5 posted 10-05-2017 02:11 AM

Very nice salt cellar….........I love the grain in both parts!!!

Jim

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

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#6 posted 10-05-2017 02:15 AM

Nice choice of woods, outstanding grain patterns.

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

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#7 posted 10-06-2017 10:22 PM

Nice job on the salt cellar.

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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