LumberJocks

FIRST PEPPER MILL

  • Advertise with us
Project by scrappy posted 344 days ago 811 views 0 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my first Pepper Mill.

Walnut .
6 inch kit
Finished with carnuba wax.

Was an interesting turning project. Biggest problem was drilling the center hole 1 1/16 all the way through the body. Once that was done, you have to make sure your length is correct. I dipped the top of this in, because I wanted more of a top piece but couldn’t go longer on the shaft length.

First one so the design isn’t very fancy.

Please leave all comments and suggestions. Thanks for looking.

Scrappy

-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!





15 comments so far

View Ken90712's profile

Ken90712

14878 posts in 1825 days


#1 posted 344 days ago

Looks great, like the shape and the wood. Blondie and I go through pepper mills here. we can never seem to find on e that works well or lasts. What inserts did you use. Well done.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

View marter1229's profile

marter1229

344 posts in 2147 days


#2 posted 344 days ago

Great design!
I like it.

-- It's all fun, Terry******N. Idaho https://www.facebook.com/SillyLillyBowsAndMore

View Jim Jakosh's profile

Jim Jakosh

11341 posts in 1742 days


#3 posted 344 days ago

Nice one, Dan!! Love that grain pattern !!!!!..............Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

View ldl's profile

ldl

1135 posts in 1001 days


#4 posted 344 days ago

I like the clean lines with the recess at the top. Nice wood.

-- Dewayne in Bainbridge, Ga. - - No one can make you mad. Only you decide when you get mad - -

View mmh's profile

mmh

3393 posts in 2358 days


#5 posted 344 days ago

Nicely done! I love the walnut grain.

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

View Hacksaw007's profile

Hacksaw007

591 posts in 1825 days


#6 posted 344 days ago

Nice piece of walnut5 my friend! Great job, I have not done a mill yet, who’s kit did you use, and would you recommend it?

-Mike

-- For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. John 3:16

View WoodenFrog's profile

WoodenFrog

2737 posts in 1549 days


#7 posted 343 days ago

That’s nice looking Scrappy, great work!

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

View Woodwrecker's profile

Woodwrecker

3590 posts in 2212 days


#8 posted 343 days ago

Nice job Scrappy !
I’d like to try one of those !

-- Having fun...Eric

View peteg's profile

peteg

2865 posts in 1459 days


#9 posted 343 days ago

Nice work Dan, this will get the job done in style, good looking piece of walnut
Pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

View wiser1934's profile

wiser1934

390 posts in 1783 days


#10 posted 343 days ago

i like your design. nothing fancy, but it looks great. might try that pattern my self. thanks for posting

-- wiser1934, new york

View Marco Cecala's profile

Marco Cecala

188 posts in 2669 days


#11 posted 343 days ago

Great looking mill Dan!

View scrappy's profile

scrappy

3505 posts in 2067 days


#12 posted 343 days ago

Thanks for all the great comments everyone.

The kit was a Woodcraft brand. Since it was my first one, I just went with a standard kit. Nothing fancy,or high end. Seems to work great.

Thanks Again for all the comments.
Scrappy

-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

View clarkey's profile

clarkey

444 posts in 1692 days


#13 posted 343 days ago

SWEET

View eddy's profile

eddy

926 posts in 2001 days


#14 posted 343 days ago

nice job cassie likes it

-- self proclaimed copycat

View woodsmithshop's profile

woodsmithshop

1133 posts in 2182 days


#15 posted 343 days ago

great job! nice simple design, still, it is an unusual design, I like it.

-- Smitty!!!

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase