First Pepper Mill

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Project by captbbrooks posted 1231 days ago 1034 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the first pepper mill that I have turned.I’ve had the mill part for about two years and just recently I attended a wood turners club meeting were some one showed us how to make them.It’s about 5 3/8” tall and Maple with strips of Purple Hart and i drilled a Walnut dowel at some weird angle just to see what it would look like.The finish is General Finishes salad bowl finish and I used 400 grit with the finish and wet sanded it so its super smooth.

-- Brian Brooks, Maine

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#1 posted 1231 days ago

Nice laminated mill. What kind of drill bit did you use to hollow it out?

-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois

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#2 posted 1231 days ago

Great Mill!! Thanks for sharing

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#3 posted 1231 days ago

I like this! Very nice choice of wood and color.

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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#4 posted 1231 days ago

SASmith I used a regular Forster bit.Thanks for the great comments.

-- Brian Brooks, Maine

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