thedaileygrind — walnut


My 5K and day 15 of my summer

  My 5K yesterday So yesterday I did my first 5K road race in over 30 years. Yup, it would be an understatement to say it’s been a few years since I last did a race. Let me also be right up front and say that I didn’t run the race, I walked. You might …

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Summer of turning day 8

  Today’s post is going to be brief. I haven’t felt good all day and I won’t bore you with the details. Today’s piece is a matching Walnut Strout mill for yesterday’s Ash Strout mill. The mill is 6 inches tall and can have either a salt or pepper mill mechanism in it. The shape …

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Bowl 5 of 100 bowls in 100 days

  This is bowl #5 in my quest to turn 100 bowls in 100 days and it’s a wonderful Walnut Burl wooden bowl that was hand turned here in Maine. I’ve turned a lot of Walnut Burl but I can’t remember coming across a piece as highly figured as this. This bowl has burl patterns …

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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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Ash Burl Urn

  I thought that I would show you one of my latest creations. Pictured here is a keepsake urn that I just finished up for someone who has been part of our family for at least the last 10 years. Pauline lost her battle with cancer on February 22nd, 2012. Pauline was my brothers girlfriend, …

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