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Cedar Salt and Pepper Shakers

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Project by Xyloid_Curt posted 01-12-2013 08:34 PM 797 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These were made to order. My instructions were to make acorn shaped salt and pepper shakers. I hollowed the blanks with a forstner bit, shaped then on the lathe and finished with lacquer and wax. A cork on the bottom holds the salt or pepper in.

The customer was happy.

-- Xyloid Curt www.etsy.com/shop/xyloidcreations





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 01-12-2013 09:06 PM

Good job. Like the way you did it.

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

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a1Jim

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#2 posted 01-12-2013 09:46 PM

I can see why the customer was happy,great job.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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wiser1934

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#3 posted 01-13-2013 03:14 AM

those are fantastic!! mind if i copy??? can you please give me the dimensions? thanks

-- wiser1934, new york

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JesseTutt

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#4 posted 01-13-2013 05:24 PM

Good job! Encourages me to get back into turning.

-- Jesse, Saint Louis, Missouri

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Xyloid_Curt

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#5 posted 01-13-2013 06:43 PM

Wiser1934, the dimensions are 2 3/8 high X 1 5/8 wide, but shorter and fatter ones look good too. I used a forstner bit that would work with the corks I bought, I think it was 5/8”

I have a couple more pics at my FB page.

www.facebook.com/curtsxyloidcreations OR

https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.288736084563260.47496.233037333466469&type=3

-- Xyloid Curt www.etsy.com/shop/xyloidcreations

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ohwoodeye

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#6 posted 01-14-2013 08:21 PM

Very neat.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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