Here’s a great video series from Same Pane on how to turn a pepper mill from maple. As a time-saving technique, he uses baseball bat blanks. Great video. When you’re done, be sure to check out his website.
Here’s a detailed 8-part series by Austin Creek Woodworks on how to turn a salt shaker. It’s a long series, but has a ton of great info and shows you each step of the way. It’s fun to see the entire process. Great video series, so be sure to check it out.
Here’s a demonstration of M. Donaldson turning a peper mill. There’s not much in the way of turning, but you’ll see him finish off the peper mill and show off the final product.
The Apprentice and The Journeyman provides a woodworking video tutorial showing how salt and pepper mills are turned on the wood lathe. Black walnut is used in this wood turning along with a variety of lathe tools. www.TheApprenticeandTheJourneyman.com