Pizza Peel

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Project by je_superfly posted 05-08-2013 10:27 PM 1258 views 6 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here’s the latest project out of my shop. My mother requested a pizza peel a few weeks ago and this is what was produced. Walnut, cherry, and a little bit of curly maple were used in the design (which I “borrowed” from a fellow lumberjock). To shape the lip profile I used a block plane to hog out the bulk, then followed with my ROS. Finished with a few coats of butcher block oil.

It came out a little bigger than I originally was figuring in my head. Hopefully it won’t be too unwieldy. She’s quite the chef and I’m sure it will find good use in her kitchen.

Thanks for looking!

-- -James, Sumerville SC

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#1 posted 05-09-2013 01:48 AM

I love the shape. Beautiful

-- Johnny Boy

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#2 posted 05-09-2013 02:10 AM

This is too beautiful to put into an oven! Very nice and just in time for Mother’s Day!

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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#3 posted 05-09-2013 02:29 AM

Appreciate the kind words! Good call mmh, however the mother’s day present is under the peel in pic 3!

-- -James, Sumerville SC

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#4 posted 05-09-2013 04:51 PM

Very nice.
And an excellent wood combo.
I could never get a hand plane to do that nice of a job.


-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#5 posted 05-09-2013 06:26 PM

I agree with Steve excellent work with the plane. I also love the wood combination.

-- Measure twice, cut once, then rout a whole bunch

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#6 posted 05-09-2013 06:59 PM

I like it!

-- Greg D, Cen. CA, "Keep it on the Level, Do it Right the First Time!"

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#7 posted 05-14-2013 03:27 PM

That’s a great gift idea! Very pretty and I like the shape and the wood colors. Well done!

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