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Red Elm French Rolling Pin

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Project by cosmicturner posted 522 days ago 1293 views 2 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Red Elm firewood with some birds eye and spalting I made two pins and some spatulas from the branch it is 20” long

-- Cosmicturner





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stefang

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#1 posted 522 days ago

All nicely done and nice wood too.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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RussellAP

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#2 posted 522 days ago

So that’s red elm. It is beautiful.I have a 8×3 blank I plan to turn as soon as my tailstock gets out of the shop.

-- A positive attitude will take you much further than positive thinking ever will.

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#3 posted 522 days ago

Very nice. That wood is crazy! The traditional rolling pin is a show piece but I favor the french style rolling pin in use.

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#4 posted 522 days ago

Those are some beauties!!

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

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#5 posted 522 days ago

What are those things in the last picture. How do you use them?

-- A positive attitude will take you much further than positive thinking ever will.

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#6 posted 522 days ago

Russell.. They’re spatulas,,, you know, for STIRRING THE POT! :-)

Nice pins there, Jeff

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#7 posted 522 days ago

I’ve had some Elm that was just loaded with the birds eye look—the grain pattern will surprise you from the same tree—we cut alot of Elm around here so i use alot of it for stick projects just because of the wild grain makes great chests and trunks.

-- dean2336,nebr.

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JoeinGa

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#8 posted 522 days ago

Hey Jeff! Whatthehell did you do to the thread you did on the spatulas last month?
http://lumberjocks.com/projects/77625

I had favorited it so I could go back one day and make some. Now all you have is a pic of a disc sander sitting on your lathe.

What’s up wit dat?

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

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cosmicturner

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#9 posted 522 days ago

Joe you crack me up buddy…yeah Stirring the pot….smoking the pot… They work well for scraping stuff out of bowls or jars even for chopping ground beef while frying, flipping stuff to, and all without leaving a mark on your pan or bowl or melting toxic Chinese plastic into your macaroni and cheese yuck…

-- Cosmicturner

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WoodenFrog

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#10 posted 522 days ago

Very nice work! VERY NICE!!!
I really like that Red Elm!! Looks great!!
Thanks for sharing.

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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woodshaver

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#11 posted 522 days ago

Firewood… Not anymore! Nice work!

-- Tony C , My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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RussellAP

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#12 posted 522 days ago

I love cooking with wooden utensils. I’d make a few forks for pasta. I eat lots of pasta.

-- A positive attitude will take you much further than positive thinking ever will.

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cosmicturner

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#13 posted 521 days ago

yeah me to Russell…
Thank you all you guys for the nice comments…and Joe I think it is all fixed now thanks for keeping me on track
It is to bad most of the Red Elm and Chessnut now the Ash are GONE they use to be all over my town

-- Cosmicturner

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Monte Pittman

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#14 posted 521 days ago

Nicely done. Love the wood also.

-- 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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MonteCristo

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#15 posted 521 days ago

Sweet use of firewood ! That elm looks like nice stuff.

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

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