First Attempt at Celtic Knot Rolling Pin

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Project by Nick_Osbourne posted 05-10-2012 06:05 PM 3554 views 5 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my first attempt at the celtic knot rolling pin. Lew’s step by step instruction was very helpful! It is only 16 1/2” long because I don’t yet have a full size lathe. Diameter in the middle section is roughly 1 1/4” across, with tapers at the ends for your hands. The main wood is curly maple with mahogany and maple for the knots.

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#1 posted 05-10-2012 06:22 PM

Hello Nick

A nicely first attempt

I love it and thanks for the link ’s lew

Good work

Thanks for sharing with us

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#2 posted 05-11-2012 12:10 AM

I don’t think I would call that an attempt. I would call it, knocking it out of the park.

-- The mistakes I make in woodworking are not mistakes they just give my projects character- Me

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#3 posted 05-11-2012 04:40 AM

Thats awesome, you obviously paid attention to the step by step instruction. I agree with Andy, he said it all.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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#4 posted 05-11-2012 03:22 PM

You Done Good!!!!

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

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#5 posted 05-11-2012 06:12 PM

Awesome. looks great and it’s a decent size for most pins.

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#6 posted 05-13-2012 11:44 PM

Thanks everybody! Lew, I especially like your Sapele rolling pin. I’m going to try this again and might try a similar colour scheme

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