Woodturning : How to make a peppergrinder

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Blog entry by rkoorman posted 12-27-2014 08:52 AM 1856 reads 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello fellow woodworkers,

Besides my small lumber business ( check out Masave Hout on Facebook) I like to make small projects like peppergrinders. I make all of my peppergrinders with the cut-offs of my business, so very eco-friendly !! We also sell the crushgrind mechanism. Lots of people ask me how I make my grinders. There’s a lot of information to be found online but still I decided to make a little slide-show on how I make mine. This process works for me , maybe it also works for you.

Thanks for watching !!


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#1 posted 12-27-2014 10:51 AM

Nice work Rick. Looks like the same grinding mechanism I use. I will check out Masave Hout on FB
Happy New Year!

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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#2 posted 12-27-2014 02:55 PM

Nice technique and how-to’s. I like the laminated wood combos. Really makes those mills pop.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#3 posted 12-27-2014 05:23 PM

The glue ups are fantastic. A cutoff has to be awfully small before I will throw it. You’ve just given me another reason to keep them.

-- Bruce, Boise, ID

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#4 posted 12-28-2014 04:51 AM

Thanks for sharing your process – very cool looking grinders.

-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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#5 posted 12-28-2014 06:52 AM

Thanks for the comments !! I wish everyone a very woody 2015 !!


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