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Walnut & Maple Peel

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Project by woodshaver Tony C posted 07-28-2012 03:34 AM 2483 views 14 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Simple two fisted handle Peel. Made with Walnut and Maple. 14”X 28 3/4” Mineral oil finish.

The handle is 10” L X 1 1/2” W Rounded over with a 1/4” round over bit.

I resawed rendom width’s of 3/4” walnut in half, glued them up and ran it through the planer. I used my belt sander to shape the blade.

I decided to add pins to the handle. (See the last two pictures.)

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!





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luv2learn

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#1 posted 07-28-2012 04:44 AM

Nice job buddy, glad to see you back in the shop :).

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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woodshaver Tony C

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#2 posted 07-28-2012 04:51 AM

Hello Luv2learn!
I’ve been in the shop all week in 97 degree heat. I made a few stools for my daughter’s new kitchen but haven’t posted them yet. Waiting on and order of more Cherry wood to make the seats. While I’m waiting I made this peel for getting the pizza in and out of the oven. Should have made this a long time ago! LOL!!!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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HawkDriver

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#3 posted 07-28-2012 08:41 AM

That is really sharp looking. Nice work!

-- Patrick, Helicopters don't fly. They beat the air into submission.

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Roger

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#4 posted 07-28-2012 11:37 AM

Real nice. Now I want pizza fer some reason

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#5 posted 07-28-2012 11:44 AM

Beautiful job!

Lee

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Ken90712

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#6 posted 07-28-2012 03:43 PM

I have to make one, its been on the list for so long I just keep repeating myself. Maybe today after breakfast I can start the glue-up. Great job on yours I like the colors and style.

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

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woodshaver Tony C

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#7 posted 07-28-2012 03:52 PM

Thanks for all the nice comments!

I’ll add the handle measurements here and also put them in the description. 10” L X 1 1/2” W Rounded over with a 1/4” round over bit. I like a longer handle.
Pizza’s can get heavy sometimes and I have trigger finger in both hands!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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a1Jim

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#8 posted 07-28-2012 03:59 PM

Wow that’s cool I really like the wood combination,It’s real a PEEL ing :))

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Kevin

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#9 posted 07-28-2012 04:08 PM

Looks great, I’ve also been meaning to make one. The wood combos look good together.

-- Measure twice, cut once, then sand a whole bunch

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javaboy

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#10 posted 07-28-2012 04:55 PM

What a beauty! Love the wood and the design.

-- Sow justice, reap peace

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#11 posted 07-28-2012 06:27 PM

Very nice and useful project.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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woodshaver Tony C

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#12 posted 07-29-2012 01:52 AM

I made pizza tonight for dinner. The peel works great!

Thank you Ivan, javaboy, Kevin and a1Jim!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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Blackie_

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#13 posted 07-29-2012 10:56 AM

Looks very nice.

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AJswoodshop

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#14 posted 08-15-2012 01:23 PM

Wow! That’s so cool! The walnut and maple really make the project!

Keep up the great work!
AJ

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Monte Pittman

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#15 posted 10-06-2012 12:34 AM

Like your handle a lot more

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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