Salt Mill with a Celtic Knot

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Project by cajunpen posted 02-28-2014 01:18 AM 1049 views 1 time favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’ve had this Salt Mill kit in my shop for about 8 years, decided that maybe I should finally try to turn a Salt Mill. I turned a piece of Walnut and put a Maple Celtic Knot in it. The finished mill is 7” tall. The only thing that I wish I had done was got the Knot more in the center of the mill, rather than near the bottom. But, it’s a learning experience and I learned.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#1 posted 02-28-2014 01:21 AM

Looks awesome Bill

-- Jason - Happiness is Homemade!!

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#2 posted 02-28-2014 01:40 AM

Bill A great looking mill.

-- 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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#3 posted 02-28-2014 01:48 AM

Great job. Some day I need to learn to do this.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#4 posted 02-28-2014 03:22 AM

Bill, this looks excellent. Looks like your getting these knots down. ( no pun intended) I have been reading up on these since your last few projects and may give it a try in the near future. I may be coming to you for some pointers soon.

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

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#5 posted 02-28-2014 03:50 AM

Very attractive work—you’ve got the Celtic knot down pat.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#6 posted 02-28-2014 04:30 AM

Nice work Bill, you have been a busy man. I guess the old adage is true that “You are never too old to learn” LOL

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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#7 posted 02-28-2014 04:57 AM

It’s awesome.

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#8 posted 02-28-2014 11:24 AM

You have done a great job, the Celtic knot looks excellent…thanks for sharing.

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

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#9 posted 02-28-2014 01:39 PM

Gets my vote.

-- "So much wood. . .so little time!"

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#10 posted 02-28-2014 02:15 PM

Really nicely done Bill

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#11 posted 02-28-2014 09:16 PM

A nice piece of work Bill, looks like it will fit the hand just great :)

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

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#12 posted 03-01-2014 10:52 AM

Absolutely beautiful. Great job buddy

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#13 posted 03-02-2014 10:00 PM

hey Bill…you are really going to town with those Celtic knots…great looking indeed…!

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