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Salt and Pepper Shaker Set

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Project by cmw posted 08-10-2012 11:31 PM 773 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made of Cherry. Finished with Aniline dye Black, Red, Yellow then one coat shellac then four coats wipe on poly. Camera can’t capture the depth of the color that is seen with the eye on this finish.





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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 08-11-2012 12:34 AM

Wow, those are sweet!!!!!!!!!!!!!............Jim

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

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#2 posted 08-11-2012 03:12 AM

Great dye job – very colorful !

-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""

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#3 posted 08-11-2012 11:08 AM

Nice color for sure…..

-- What we do in life will Echo through Eternity........

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#4 posted 08-11-2012 03:14 PM

Nice. Good job.

-- Tom Godfrey Landrum South Carolina (tom@thcww.com)

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gridlockd

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#5 posted 08-14-2012 08:37 PM

Where did you get the metal head pieces from? I have been looking for them, but havent found them. and how did you “thread” the top to screw the heads on? beautiful shakers!

-- Gridlockd

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cmw

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#6 posted 08-14-2012 11:00 PM

Thanks everyone for the great comments.These are Two inch long by one inch diameter salt and pepper inserts with screw tops from woodturnerscatalog.com . Item 050-7050 .Only problem with these were the holes in tops were too small had to be enlarged a little with a drill bit to get salt and pepper to come out better.

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