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Project by waho6o9 posted 03-02-2014 02:31 PM 1943 views 5 times favorited 14 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:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6QwGmSh6bXQ&feature=youtu.be

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

Further research yielded a Celtic knot incorporated into a rolling pin
from LJer Lew:
http://lumberjocks.com/lew/blog/6086

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.





14 comments so far

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lew

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#1 posted 03-02-2014 04:30 PM

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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steve_in_ohio

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#2 posted 03-02-2014 04:39 PM

wow, it turned out wonderful, great work

-- steve, simple and effective woodworking---etsy.com/shop/SussmanWoodworking--

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#3 posted 03-02-2014 05:04 PM

Beautiful job Waho!

-- God bless, Candy

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#4 posted 03-02-2014 05:31 PM

Awesome.

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#5 posted 03-02-2014 05:45 PM

Turned out great.

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#6 posted 03-02-2014 06:15 PM

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 03-02-2014 10:28 PM

Great result.

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

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#8 posted 03-03-2014 03:58 PM

Thank you folks, I appreciate your kind words.

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#9 posted 03-03-2014 04:58 PM

very special. excellent work

-- wiser1934, new york

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#10 posted 03-03-2014 09:09 PM

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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waho6o9

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#11 posted 03-04-2014 01:19 AM

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 08-01-2014 12:38 PM

This is amazing. I love it

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#13 posted 08-01-2014 02:25 PM

Thank you Lisa.

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#14 posted 05-21-2017 11:24 PM

Wow, sweet design there. Maybe I’ll have to make one of these someday!

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