Rolling Pins

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Project by waho6o9 posted 172 days ago 913 views 5 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Many thanks to fellow LJers Chris Pine and Lew for techniques on
making rolling pins!

I was watching Chris on You Tube:

and figure I’d give it a go. Thanks Chris!

Further research yielded a Celtic knot incorporated into a rolling pin
from LJer Lew:

Thanks for the great blog Lew!

The handles were a little tricky to make but after several attempts
I kinda figured it out. Maybe some day they’ll be concentric.

Finished with mineral oil and more rolling pins on the way as they’re
fun to make and give as gifts.

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#1 posted 172 days ago

Super Job on those knots!! I love the colors!!

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

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#2 posted 172 days ago

wow, it turned out wonderful, great work

-- steve, simple and effective woodworking---

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#3 posted 172 days ago

Beautiful job Waho!

-- God bless, Candy

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#5 posted 172 days ago

Turned out great.

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#6 posted 172 days ago

Agreed with everyone above….Beautiful wood and finely crafted….Turned out great, pun intended !

-- Measure "at least" twice and cut once

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#7 posted 171 days ago

Great result.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#8 posted 171 days ago

Thank you folks, I appreciate your kind words.

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#9 posted 171 days ago

very special. excellent work

-- wiser1934, new york

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#10 posted 170 days ago

Very nice indeed! Do you cut at that steep diagonal 4 times with your sled? How big is your pin?

-- Dennis, WV

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#11 posted 170 days ago

Thank you Wiser1934 and Drbyte!

That’s correct Dennis, I cut the pin 4 times.
The pin is 1 foot long with 4 inch handles give or take an inch or two.

Lew’s blog gets into the details on how to cut and glue and I just kinda of
winged it. Once you understand the way it works you’ll have a lot of fun
making the pins.

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#12 posted 20 days ago

This is amazing. I love it

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#13 posted 20 days ago

Thank you Lisa.

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