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Oct 13

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Lighthouse Grinders

A set of lighthouse spice grinders 11 and 9 inches tall

Lighthouse Spice Grinders

I thought that I would share with you a recent set of spice grinders that I made. These are Maple Burl spice grinders and are my version of a Maine lighthouse. I make up about 10 sets of these per year. I probably could make more but the Maple Burl starts out three inches thick and it needs to be dry. Finding dry burl that thick is difficult and drying it takes quite a while. I like to use Maple Burl in the lighthouse grinders because the burl pattern actually looks like stone work running up the grinders. The grinders are 11″ and 9″ tall. The base on these is 2 5/8″ in diameter. They really make a great conversation piece. The mechanism used inside is a CrushGrind mechanism and is a true spice grinder. Please let me know what you think.  Thanks.

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