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Myrtlewood Peppermill

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This was my first peppermill and the first time I’ve tried this particular finish. This was a present for my mom. It is a bit over 8” tall and turned from Myrtle Wood. The finish is shellac and a 3-part friction wax. I was quite pleased with the way the finish turned out. I took the picture in a hurry as the peppermill came off the lathe about an hour before we had to make the 5 hour drive to the Okanagan to visit her.

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Bradford

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#1 posted 2204 days ago

It looks good.

-- so much wood, so little time. Bradford. Wood-a-holics unanimous president

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Rj

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#2 posted 2204 days ago

Very very nice Great job .
Myrtle wood is one of my favorites.

-- Rj's Woodworks,San Jose & Weed Ca,

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trifern

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#3 posted 2204 days ago

Nice pepper mill. I’m sure your mom was pleased. I recently had a friend bring me back some myrtle wood from Washington. I’m anxious to give it a spin. Thanks for sharing.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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Callum Kendall

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#4 posted 2203 days ago

Great job!

Thanks for the post

Callum

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