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Celtic Knot Rolling Pin

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Project by jbschutz posted 07-31-2012 02:38 PM 2728 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Celtic Knot French style Rolling Pin. With homage to Lew and his blog, I finally broke in my new lathe and took a stab at the Celtic Knot rolling pin….oak with walnut design elements and end caps. The ends of the pin are tapered with a flat center section, and finished with BLO….18 inches long. Next up, a maple one.

-- jbschutz www.johnschutz.com





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 07-31-2012 03:02 PM

Looks great ,nice job.

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RogerBean

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#2 posted 07-31-2012 03:03 PM

John,
Nicely done.
Roger

-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)

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fernandoindia

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#3 posted 07-31-2012 05:36 PM

Hi John, Great piece.

I see that you follow Karson´s proposal to get a diamond in the crosses.(Was Karson or Lew, can´t remember) I´ll tell you, that I am still breaking my mind to find out that procedure

I will re read the tutorial

-- Back home. Fernando

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#4 posted 07-31-2012 06:02 PM

Outstanding!!!!!!!............Jim

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

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Roger

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#5 posted 07-31-2012 08:48 PM

Really nice roller pin. Gr8 Celtic Knot

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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lew

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#6 posted 07-31-2012 10:03 PM

John,
You Done Good!!
Those diamonds are tough to get symmetrical and yours are perfect!!
I really like the end caps, too.

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

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#7 posted 08-01-2012 01:47 PM

Great work!

-- She thought I hung the moon--now she just thinks I did it wrong

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kiefer

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#8 posted 08-04-2012 01:10 PM

John
I like the look of this pin and the end caps are a nice touch .

-- Kiefer 松

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