Friday, April 22, 2016
Spalted Maple Wood Pepper Mill
The demand for these beautiful spalted maple grinder mills has been so great that I am always making new ones, and can even custom make one in a special shape if desired. This rare wood comes from a stoic spalted maple tree on my property that came down in a storm two years ago, and the result is this gorgeous, marbled ombre effect. Matching salt cellars are also available, making for a wonderful gift set! The mills are sanded, soaked in walnut oil overnight and left to cure in the summer sun. The black ceramic grinding mechanism is of the highest quality, is adjustable, easy to load and will grind pepper, salt or spices. Small mills are 5” high x 2.5 to 3” in diameter and hold around 1/8 cup of peppercorns. Large mills are 6” to 7” high and hold 1/4 cup of peppercorns. Simply wipe with mineral or walnut to maintain.