New Rolling Pin Holders

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Project by lew posted 07-10-2012 09:33 PM 2798 views 5 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Been working on a new design for my rolling pins. Seems not every one is enthralled with the horizontal display holders.

These are my latest ideas (first to last pix)

Counter top display
Wall Display

Both the wall and counter top displays are similar. The only real difference is the bottom “foot”

The wall display without the pin
When resawing the walnut, a pleasant surprise- some tiger grain

Finished with a couple of coats of semigloss poly, buffed with 0000 steel wool and a layer of Briwax Rustic Pine.

Thanks for looking!

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

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#1 posted 07-10-2012 09:38 PM

Splendid idea and that Walnut is just gorgeous !

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#2 posted 07-10-2012 09:41 PM

Nice job Lew, I like the d/tail on the top clip well done

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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Eric in Florida.

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#3 posted 07-10-2012 09:42 PM

There is no wrong way to display those awesome rolling pins lew !
Both the stand and wall rack look nice !

-- Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs ~ Henry Ford

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#4 posted 07-10-2012 10:58 PM

That’s a really attractive way to display your unusual rolling pins. I like that dovetail and contrasting wood. Great idea!

-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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#5 posted 07-10-2012 11:05 PM

Great designs Lew. My wife keeps hers in a drawer. Sorry.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware †

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#6 posted 07-10-2012 11:36 PM

Dusty- Thanks!! I was really surprised when I saw it!

Pete and Ron- Thanks! I was hoping to add a little “class” with the dove tail!

Eric- The only problem I can see with the counter top version is the height.

Karson- Thanks! The drawer is good, too!

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

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#7 posted 07-11-2012 12:30 AM

Very awesome!

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#8 posted 07-11-2012 12:45 AM

Well…...............count me in as “enthralled.”

The pins themselves are very very nice and the holders are real beauties.

Good job!

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#9 posted 07-11-2012 02:04 AM

I really love your rolling pins! I should order one while the waiting line is reasonable!

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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#10 posted 07-11-2012 02:23 AM

good idea…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#11 posted 07-11-2012 08:16 AM

Great Idea, Great looking design, Great looking wood (beautiful), Just GREAT!!

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#12 posted 07-11-2012 08:26 PM

Roger- Thanks!

Jay- Thanks! Glad to give you a little extra emotion!

Meilie- Thanks! Just let me know!!

Matt- Thanks! Maybe you could make one for the boat tiller!

Chuck- Thanks!!

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

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#13 posted 07-11-2012 10:20 PM

lew,,, the holder is neat, but your pins drive me nuts trying to make one the way they fly away,,,then you come up with another design,,,very very nice work

-- ElmoSr,Ga. Life is Hard by the Yard,,,But a Cinch by the Inch

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#14 posted 07-12-2012 02:43 AM

Elmo- Thanks!

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

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Jim Bertelson

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#15 posted 07-12-2012 01:40 PM

Cool item, Lew. Our rolling pin is seeing weekly duty on pizza night, and at other times… never thought of displaying it.

Still doing stuff for work. For the last few months the only time I got in the shop was at the vacation house. But I think the end is in sight…..........

-- Jim, Anchorage Alaska

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