Salt Pigs (Wooden Containers)

Prescott Area WoodTurners

Don Milburn and Bill McDonald did a great job of showing how to make these wooden containers that “latch” with magnets!

FYI……..A popular train of thought attributes the name of the salt pig to their typically round and snout-like openings but some investigating of an old Scottish dialect revealed that “pig” was a common word for an earthenware jar or pot. A salt pig was simply an earthenware jar for salt,

Club members are asking for the handouts so I have provided a list of the handouts and a link to download.

Salt Pig….demo materials

Salt Pigs, Project steps

Bill’s notes and instructions