Category Archive: Mills & Spice Grinders

Jun 04

Check out this mill set

This is a special 8 inch salt and pepper mill set made in Maple, Oak and Walnut that I just finished up for a customer. The block starts out as 24 layers of 1/8 inch thick wood that has been laminated together. There are two layers of Maple, one layer of Walnut and two layers …

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Nov 16

My most challenging pepper mill

The other night at our local woodturning club’s monthly meeting I was asked about what was my most challenging pepper mill design to turn. And also if I ever made the mistake of turning through and into the hole that I had drilled to hold the pepper corns. My answer was that I had indeed made the …

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Oct 13

Lighthouse 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 …

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Jun 20

Ryanne’s learning to shoot product shots.

It’s Ryanne (our oldest daughter) and I alone here today.  Her little sister has gone off for the day to play at a friends house.  Ryanne likes photography and I needed to take some pictures of some mills for the site so I’ve been teaching her how I take product shots and how to use Photoshop.  This …

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