Couple of Salt Shakers

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Project by cajunpen posted 02-27-2013 03:08 AM 1025 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A couple of Salt Shakers turned on the lathe. These are made from a piece of Sassafras that I’ve been working on for several years now. Bored a 1” hole through bottom for pliug and a 3/4” hole at top for shaker holes. Bought the plugs and shaker cap with holes from Vince Welch at Vince's Wooden Wonders Vince also has some great sandpaper. And no, I have no affiliation with him, I’m just a happy customer.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#1 posted 02-27-2013 03:51 AM

very nice. also thanks for that link!!

-- wiser1934, new york

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#2 posted 02-27-2013 03:53 AM

nice turning’s…

-- Jeff,Tucson,Az.

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#3 posted 02-27-2013 04:03 AM

Nice work, thanks for the info on where you got the kits. Might make some for gifts and be ready for Christmas.

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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#4 posted 02-27-2013 04:28 AM

I love the grain of sassafras. Some beautiful wood.

Nice shakers

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#5 posted 02-27-2013 11:51 AM

Nice work and these would make great practical gifts for any occasion. Great link too.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#6 posted 02-27-2013 12:40 PM

I likes em. Thnx for the link also.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#7 posted 02-27-2013 02:05 PM

Turning sure is fun! Good ones!

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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