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Project by GenuineGeek posted 359 days ago 1564 views 11 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Rolling pins made from scrap wood I had. Mostly maple, and walnut. The yellow is not dyed or tinted, that is true Yellow Heart.
All were finished with Watco brand “Butcher Block Finish”, it is a hard glossy food safe finish that has pretty much no maintence (no need to regularly put new mineral oil on to keep it good).

-- Don't try to figure it out... just turn it.





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dozuki

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#1 posted 359 days ago

Those are great. I don’t think I could keep it flat enough to make a good rolling pin. Very cool

-- Couldn't think of anything clever. I LIKE WOOD

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Dallas

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#2 posted 359 days ago

Beautiful!

-- Improvise.... Adapt...... Overcome!

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Shawn Masterson

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#3 posted 359 days ago

is this what you got??? It looks like it goes on like polly. can you give me some insight to the finish.

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GenuineGeek

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#4 posted 359 days ago

Yes, that is the finish Shawn. It works wonderfully. Be very careful to seal the container very well as it will start to skin over and become troublesome to keep well otherwise.
I apply it with a light cotton rag – like a rag made from an old t-shirt.
I put on light coats and rub it down with 0000 steel-wool between coats. It starts looking very good at about the 4th coat.

-- Don't try to figure it out... just turn it.

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lew

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#5 posted 359 days ago

Those are some beauties!!

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

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Woodbridge

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#6 posted 359 days ago

great looking rolling pins. I like the cool designs.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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Margerydb1

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#7 posted 359 days ago

Beautiful

-- Margery

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Sandra

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#8 posted 358 days ago

Very nice! I’ve never tried using one for pastry, but have always admired them.
How heavy are they?

-- No, I don't want to buy the pink hammer.

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GenuineGeek

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#9 posted 358 days ago

I just weighed one and it was exactly 1lb. Some are larger and weigh a bit more, or some are made from a heavier wood. . .

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woodsmithshop

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#10 posted 358 days ago

great looking pins, I like some of your design ideas. I have been wanting to try the wider pieces.

-- Smitty!!!

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Sandra

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#11 posted 356 days ago

Thanks GG. Good to know.

-- No, I don't want to buy the pink hammer.

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