Oh No! Not More Rolling Pins!!

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Yes, more Rolling Pin! Did some experimenting with cuts and dimensions.

Right most- playing with scraps- Maple, Sapele, Walnut and Cherry.

Second from right- Maple, Walnut and Cherry. Smaller diameter pin and the center insert is thicker than the outside ones. The total insert width is still 3/8”.

Left most- Sapele, Maple and Walnut.

All the others are Maple, Walnut (and Cherry).

Sanded thru 320 and then burnished with turning shavings.

All are finished with mineral oil.

Thanks for looking!

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

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#1 posted 11-03-2013 01:05 AM

Lew: These look great. How’s your supply of Sapele holding out? I’ve got Sipo (Utle) now.

-- 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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#2 posted 11-03-2013 01:06 AM

I like the thicker center insert – but they are all nice!!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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Nate Meadows

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#3 posted 11-03-2013 01:15 AM

As always beautiful work brother!!! I am partial to the lighter ones!


-- "With a little bit of faith, and some imagination, you can build anything!" Nate

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#4 posted 11-03-2013 01:28 AM

well if you ask me, someone is getting ready to roll out some pizza, get it, roll out….shheeesh, how corny is that…kinda like there shaped like a corn cobb….get it, shaped like a corn cob….corny…..LOL…OK I QUIT..i shall not torture you any longer…what about chocolate chip cookies…you could do more and they would be a chip off the ole block…now things are getting cheesy…, which leads us back to pizza…its all one eternal round….LOL

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#5 posted 11-03-2013 01:35 AM

As always they, are all beautiful! Love to see these pins whenever you make a batch. Well Done!!

-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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#6 posted 11-03-2013 01:51 AM

Those are fantastic Lew. Love the variety of woods.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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#7 posted 11-03-2013 02:00 AM

Wow! Amazing work. Love them all.

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

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#8 posted 11-03-2013 02:12 AM

WOW a great batch of rolling pins…awesome job.

-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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#9 posted 11-03-2013 02:14 AM

I wish when I did experimenting things turned out that nice. Mine usually explode. Great job and neat design on the pins.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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Arlin Eastman

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#10 posted 11-03-2013 02:18 AM


I always love your rolling pins and will have to use your directions to make one someday.


-- It is always the right time, to do the right thing.

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#11 posted 11-03-2013 02:46 AM

OK, no one else said it so I have to …. Lew, you are on a roll!

Seriously that is a good looking batch of rolling pins. Would make any kitchen look better!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#12 posted 11-03-2013 03:00 AM

Very nice work on your pins. Great wood choice and the designs are great as well!!

-- Gary,Nebraska

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#13 posted 11-03-2013 03:06 AM

Very nice projects. They almost look like cigars with fancy wrappers. Either way very fancy pins.

-- If you believe you can or can not do a thing, you are correct.

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#14 posted 11-03-2013 04:35 AM

Someday (if I live long enough), I hope to make a rolling pin half as lovely as yours! Thanks for sharing.


-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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#15 posted 11-03-2013 04:53 AM

Great job Lew. Just don’t let them get into the hands of a juggler . . . or maybe juggling pins might be another type of project for you . . . Hmmm. They really are beautiful.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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