Build a set of salt and pepper shakers using these free woodworking plans. There is a video at the link and also a free download with dimensions.
Here is a great way to make your own salt and pepper shakers without using a lathe.
These step-by-step instructions will show you how to turn a beautiful pepper mill in a weekend.
At the link you can watch the videos to follow along and see these salt and pepper shakers being made from scrap lumber.
These salt and pepper mills were made from well-seasoned elm. Here is how it was done.
Here is a twist on the everyday. A double-ended mill for both salt and pepper. Follow along and see how it was done.
This handsome pair of salt and pepper shakers will add a touch of charm to your table. Made with use of a table saw, it is both an unusual and welcome project for shops without lathes.
A pepper mill is a fun, practical and challenging turning project that makes a great Christmas present. Scroll down the page at this link to find the pepper mills.
Start your salt and pepper shaker project by deciding on your design. Ours is very contemporary with a simple rounded top and three small beads at the bottom. You may prefer something a bit more elaborate. Turn one or a few sets at a time out of full 2 inches x 2 inches or glued-up stock, as you prefer. Remember to leave glued-up stock clamped together for at least 24 hours before turning.
Making a peppermill is a relatively simple process combining spindle turning techniques and drilling on the lathe.