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Dick, & Barb Cain

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2373 days ago

Topic tags/keywords: tip basswood cypress lathe turning modern dick

I was asked how I made salt, pepper mills that looked like it was spiraled.
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I glued up some pieces of wood that are cut diagonally. You can only glue a few at time,

because being on an angle they tend to slip.

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The finished product.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1


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GaryK

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#1 posted 2373 days ago

Very cool! They look like mirrow images of each other.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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rikkor

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#2 posted 2373 days ago

Makes for interesting shakers. Excellent turning, I might add.

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jockmike2

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#3 posted 2373 days ago

Beautiful Dick, pretty ingenious idea. You should have patented the rights. mike

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mrtrim

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#4 posted 2373 days ago

wow that is very cool dick !!

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patrick m

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#5 posted 2373 days ago

Very nice indeed Now i’m thinking of what crazy shapes i can glue together !!!! O man shoulda patented that one.
Ha .. They came out very cool… You should spin me a fishing rod handle, I’d buy that! I’ll send you some walnut and elm ? Take care dick, thanks for posting these photos

-- PJM.`·.¸¸.·´¯`·.¸¸.·´¯`·.¸ ><((((º> ""BY HAMMER AND HAND ALL ARTS DO STAND""1785-1974 nyc Semper Fi, Patrick M

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MsDebbieP

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#6 posted 2373 days ago

looks frustrating to do! :)
nice

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#7 posted 2373 days ago

Thanks to all!

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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snowdog

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#8 posted 2373 days ago

Nice, I would have enjoyed looking at the glue up and clamping you did. What brand grinder did you use? I have not been happy with the grinders I have seen in the past.

-- "so much to learn and so little time"..

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#9 posted 2372 days ago

that is really cool. Great use of scraps too.

-- Hope Never fails

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#10 posted 2372 days ago

Snowdog!
Peugot is the name of the pepper mill. They call it the Rolls Royce of mills.

Ours has worked real good for many years. It does a nice fine grind.

I’m not sure were I bought it. Maybe Cherry tree toys.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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