pepper mills

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Project by 2xmahi posted 11-21-2010 03:58 AM 1736 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

some 10 inch pepper mills made by my wife and I. which one do u like best?????


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#1 posted 11-21-2010 04:05 AM

Dont know which I like better they are both pretty cool. -No personal favouritism here! :-)
Is it ply wood and how did you go about colouring it??

-- Theresa,

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#2 posted 11-21-2010 04:58 AM

I’m with TJ, there is no way I could pick a favorite…....very nice


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#3 posted 11-21-2010 05:03 AM

very cool…were there plans and parts you went with?

I always see these in the various supply catalogues and wonder which kit to go with…

Nice job….

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#4 posted 11-21-2010 05:20 AM

The “cyclops” one is prety cool looking, these would be a talking piece on the dining table I bet

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

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#5 posted 11-21-2010 05:26 AM

I like them all – I’ve made a few out of Cocobolo, but never have thought of trying the color ply stuff.

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

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#6 posted 11-21-2010 05:46 AM

the kits i got from crafters supply, the wood is colorwood, i dont have the time/patience to color and press… thanks for the compliments.. wear eye protection if u decide try it the side grain splinters alot… my wife made the purple one, and its my favorite…..


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#7 posted 11-21-2010 06:53 AM

Very nice to use the wood in two directions like that. They are both equal!!!!!!!!!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#8 posted 11-22-2010 01:56 AM

how do you get the layered wood to hold its color ? i assume you dye it prior to glue up, turn, sand and topcoat. doesn’t the sanding remove the color ?


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#9 posted 10-14-2013 10:20 PM

My dad gave me some fatherly advice right before I got married. He told me that if the wife isn’t happy, then no one is happy. So my favorite is which ever one(s) that your wife made. Hey…I’m just trying to save you from sleeping on the floor.

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