Salt & Pepper Grinders

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Project by Jim posted 2279 days ago 1049 views 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Latest project in expanding my woodworking experience – both grinders have ceramic mechanisms – center stripe is maple for the salt grinder and black walnut for the pepper grinder with opposite wood for contrast – outer layer is koa from here in Hawaii – they stand just over 12 inches high – my bride likes them so I guess they turned out okay!

-- Jim

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#1 posted 2279 days ago

These are really cool looking Jim! Nice work.

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#2 posted 2279 days ago

These are really nice. Good job!

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#3 posted 2279 days ago


Those are beautiful pieces. I like the way you reversed the woods to differentiate between the salt and pepper shakers.

Nice job .

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#4 posted 2279 days ago

really nice work on them.

-- JJohn

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#5 posted 2279 days ago

Beautiful grinders, especially the pepper.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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#6 posted 2278 days ago

Nice work.

-- so much wood, so little time. Bradford. Wood-a-holics unanimous president

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#7 posted 2278 days ago

beautiful job on these….I knew right away which was Salt and Pepper before reading your description….great mix of woods

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#8 posted 2278 days ago

Wow!! These are outstanding. I really like the shape.


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

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#9 posted 2278 days ago

Really, really nice Jim! Those are great.

Thanks for posting them.

-- Martin, Kansas

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#10 posted 2278 days ago

You’ve done a great job here too. I really like both, but especially the pepper.

-- As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another. (Proverbs 27:17) †

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#11 posted 2278 days ago

very cool!!!

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