LumberJocks

"R" is for Rolling Pin (with apologies to Mr. Bradbury)

  • Advertise with us
Project by Lazarus posted 579 days ago 1162 views 2 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a Myrtlewood French rolling pin that I made some time ago and has been lying around my shop since. I didn’t really know what to do with it until I hit upon the idea of a base that would make it look like a rocket. The base, as well as the fins are also made of myrtlewood. Finished with butcher block oil.





9 comments so far

View tomakazi's profile

tomakazi

644 posts in 1878 days


#1 posted 579 days ago

great idea!!

-- I didn't go to college, I was too busy learning stuff - Ted Nugent

View MagGeorge's profile

MagGeorge

53 posts in 753 days


#2 posted 579 days ago

Brilliant!!! a decorative piece and a rolling pin holder in one

View a1Jim's profile

a1Jim

111999 posts in 2173 days


#3 posted 579 days ago

Unique ,cool idea

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

View vakman's profile

vakman

301 posts in 999 days


#4 posted 579 days ago

Since it’s a French rolling pin, it’s easy to equate it to Tin-Tin’s rocket. Great job, thanks for sharing.

-- - Power is not revealed by striking hard or often, but by striking true. -

View Dallas's profile

Dallas

2854 posts in 1083 days


#5 posted 579 days ago

So how many have noticed the relationship of Lazarus, ‘R’, and Mr. Bradbury?

Ya done good Mr. Long! Give my regards to Issac!

-- Improvise.... Adapt...... Overcome!

View lew's profile

lew

9937 posts in 2351 days


#6 posted 578 days ago

Logical

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

View JoeinGa's profile

JoeinGa

3088 posts in 602 days


#7 posted 578 days ago

Cool… rolling pin? from the picture I thought it was a rocketship.

edit OOPS! I see vakman beat me to it

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

View Det's profile

Det

35 posts in 978 days


#8 posted 578 days ago

It’s art and it’s functional. Ray Bradbury would like it. Nice work little brother.

-- Jim, Eagle Point, Oregon

View Lazarus's profile

Lazarus

48 posts in 704 days


#9 posted 571 days ago

Thanks guys for all your comments. LJ is such a great place to display your work and to get feedback from peer groups. I’ve noticed that most art societies are focused on painting or pottery and don’t truly understand what we do. Picking up a saw and putting it to wood is just as artistic as brush to canvas.

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase