Antique Curly Maple & Purpleheart Wood Handcrafted Segmented Coffee Grinding Mill with Hand-Crank
Antique Style Coffee Grinder, Grinding Mill with Hand-Crank.
This Coffee Grinder is to be seen and to be appreciated. Remember there is only one of these designs making it unique. No two pieces are the same. Each will have different grain patterns and colors.
Purpleheart is an exotic wood with mechanical properties of the wood are reported to lie somewhere between those of Greenheart and Oak. It is reported to have exceptional tolerance for shock loading. Purpleheart is reported to be highly desired by hobbyists and craftsmen who use the hard heavy wood in small projects.
Curly Maple(Tiger Maple) is traditional hard maple with a soft and flowing figure. The hard maple is the state tree of Wisconsin, Vermont, New York and West Virginia. In the North, during the cold nights and warm days of late winter, the sugar maple is tapped for its sucrose-containing sap, the source of maple syrup. Until the turn of the century, the heels of women’s shoes were made from maple. Curly Maple (Tiger Maple) has been a favorite of American furniture makers since early Colonial days..
5 1/8 inch diameter base by 12 1/2 inches long.
Hand Crafted on My Lathe by: Jeff Smith
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