Pepper grinder & salt shaker combo

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Project by Gerrit van Niekerk posted 08-17-2013 06:28 AM 2295 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made of Wild Olive and Madagascar Rosewood. Wild Olive is one of my favourite woods to turn.

-- Gerrit van Niekerk

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#1 posted 08-17-2013 07:11 AM

Beautiful wood and nice shape Gerrit Congratulation.

Cheers Tony.

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#2 posted 08-17-2013 12:26 PM

Very nicely done—that Wild Olive has some beautiful grain! I like your design.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#3 posted 08-17-2013 02:59 PM

That is a beautiful project.

-- It's all fun, Terry******N. Idaho

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#4 posted 08-18-2013 03:44 AM

fantastic. where did you get the mechanism?? also any tutorial for the style?? thanks

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#5 posted 08-19-2013 04:01 AM

What a handsome project! Very well done. :)

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#6 posted 08-19-2013 07:50 PM

Thanks for the comments. Wiser, I got the idea from Chris West’s book, Turning Salt & Pepper Shakers and Mills. I’ve used a traditional mechanism, one without a grinding tension spring. You just need to shorten the shaft.

-- Gerrit van Niekerk

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