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Salt and Pepper Shakers (January 2013)

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Project by JSB posted 552 days ago 928 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Walnut reclaimed from a sofa.
Green poplar reclaimed from a mattress.
Maple reclaimed from a headboard.

Its a shame that all this beautiful wood was headed to the dump. Free wood is all around us.

To watch the entire build (video 3 will be up tomorrow) visit my blog here on LJ's.

-- Jay - http://www.jayscustomcreations.com or http://www.woodworkingwithsketchup.com





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 552 days ago

Great job on the design.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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a1Jim

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#2 posted 552 days ago

Very nice S&P shakers

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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majuvla

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#3 posted 552 days ago

Excellent solution for closing fill up holes.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Fishinbo

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#4 posted 552 days ago

Great looking salt & pepper shakers and great idea on the reclaimed wood.

—www.sawblade.com

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#5 posted 551 days ago

Really cool, nice work

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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Roger

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#6 posted 549 days ago

Very neat. Good save and recycle projects.

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

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hjt

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#7 posted 490 days ago

Pretty stuff, Jay. Here in Fl the humidity plays havik with salt shakers. How does the salt hold up in those? Does it clump?

-- Harold

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JSB

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#8 posted 490 days ago

Put a little long grain rice in with your salt and you will never have a problem with humidity! These work great so far.

-- Jay - http://www.jayscustomcreations.com or http://www.woodworkingwithsketchup.com

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