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Project by phijo posted 12-29-2013 04:01 AM 944 views 2 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here’s some salt and pepper shakers I made for Christmas. Walnut, Maple, Purple heart and Sycamore. Oh and the 1 set contains a mystery wood I’m not even sure where it came from. All finished with mineral oil.





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clieb91

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#1 posted 12-29-2013 01:01 PM

phijo, Welcome to LumberJocks. Nice looking sets. Did you just glue up and then drill out? Like to make a couple of sets myself.

CtL

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phijo

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#2 posted 12-29-2013 01:50 PM

Yeah glued up solid blanks then drilled out with a forstner bit 1 1/4” bit 2” down from the top then 3/4 bit up from the bottom for the cork.

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#3 posted 12-29-2013 05:11 PM

Nice job. I like the contrast between the different wood.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#4 posted 01-02-2014 02:47 PM

They are really pretty shakers. Like the cool shape and the attractive mix of woods. Great job!

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