Salt Bowl

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Project by walnutcase78 posted 08-15-2013 03:02 PM 876 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My first attempt at woodturning. I call this my salt bowl. It has a barrel nut holding the lid on and rare-earth magnets securing it closed. It is finished with food-safe oil.

-- Bradley

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#1 posted 08-16-2013 01:39 AM

great idea. also good looking. what are the dimensions?? thanks

-- wiser1934, new york

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#2 posted 08-16-2013 10:32 AM

Congrats. You’ll find turning to be very addictive! :)

-- "Keep thy airspeed up, lest the earth come from below and smite thee." - William Kershner

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#3 posted 08-16-2013 03:49 PM

Nice work on your first turning.
I have made similar “salt cellars”. Family and friends who like to cook have kept me busy making them when they see the first one I made for my wife so be prepared to make more.
You can check my projects to view the design I use. The original idea came from Wood Turning magazine. I don’t recall the specific issue. Most hardware stores carry 3/16” brass rids and matching brass tubing for the pivot.
If you need any info let me know.

-- Les B, Oregon

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#4 posted 08-20-2013 01:41 PM

Pretty bowl, like the beautiful shape, wood and finish. It’s a great turning piece!

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