Antique Royal Paulownia & Walnut Wood Handcrafted Segmented Coffee Grinding Mill w/ 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.
Walnut is an all-around popular choice for woodworking with it’s deep brown texture and beautiful wavy lines. It has a fine texture and works extremely well with hand and power tools. Walnut is prized for use in furniture, cabinets, and a multitude of other projects. It is a popular choice for turning and carving as well.
Royal Paulownia wood is known by a variety of names – Empress tree, Kiri tree, Sapphire Princess, Royal Paulownia, Princess tree, and Kawakami. The most common name, Royal Paulownia, is said to honor Princess Anna Pavlonia (1795-1865), daughter of Russia’s Czar Paul I. Native to China, the tree was first mentioned in an encyclopedia around 1000 B.C. The Chinese cultivated the Paulownia tree extensively because of its omen for good fortune. Paulowniamade its way to Japan, where it was valued for its light, but strong wood. It had a variety of uses from housing materials to wooden footwear. Japanese custom once held that when a daughter is born, a Paulownia tree should be planted. When she marries, the tree is then harvested to build her dowry chest and furniture..
5 1/8 inch diameter base by 11 1/2 inches long.
Hand Crafted on My Lathe by: Jeff Smith
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