wooden rolling pins

neversink4January 23, 2012

I am planning on having a garage sale in a couple of months. I have a number of old wooden rolling pins that I thought I could sell if I could come up with an interesting way to present them. Does anyone know of any inovative ways to use these items or a "simple" craft idea?

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
concretenprimroses

I've been thinking about this since I saw your post the other day. I use mine for piecrust!

But here is a link talking about using them to make rolling stamps and decorative bird houses.

Sections could be wooden wheels for toys. I love the rolling stamp idea. May have to try it.

Good luck and post what you decide.

Kathy

Here is a link that might be useful: Rolling pin crafts

    Bookmark   January 25, 2012 at 11:51AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
concretenprimroses

Here's a better post about rolling stamps. It seems to me you could glue pre cut foam shapes to the pins too, instead of or in addition to the hand cut ones. That would be a very fun project with kids to make gift paper and book marks or what ever.
Kathy

Here is a link that might be useful: Rolling pin stamps

    Bookmark   January 25, 2012 at 12:04PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Rusty

You say "old" rolling pins.
How old?
There are people that collect them.
When you advertise your sale,
You might mention them,
Say something like "Several collectable wood rolling pins".

Rusty

    Bookmark   February 9, 2012 at 12:39PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Barbnvabeach

Just a thought, you could sand until one side is flat, to where it would stand up by itself, then use a drill w/a bit that will drill a hole and use it for a candle holder.

    Bookmark   February 14, 2012 at 9:35PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
sunnyca_gw

I have a wooden rolling pin that I think is very special! In 1963 at my surprise wedding shower given by his relatives, all the guests signed one. I still have it! But about getting rid of them you might check Internet & see if you can find them on it as some are worth some money, china ones are more valuable but ones with turquoise, light green, yellow or red original painted handles are wanted by collectors as they go well with Fiesta ware & other kitchen items like jar openers, potato mashers slotted spoons, hand choppers etc.They work so much better than new stuff too if you get ones that were taken care of, couldn't do without my "old" stuff. My "Miracle 3 way can opener" by EKCO saved the day when I found my electric can opener wouldn't work & I was short on time the other day opened the can so easy-also will open canned milk with sharp pointed end, but never figured out 3rd function.(It is all metal, no color on it). So check out prices before you sell. Jan

    Bookmark   February 15, 2012 at 10:21PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
nonacook

I googled 'santa painted rolling pin' and found several on pages 1-2. One by our 'own' paintingfool on the tole painting forum-but the photo is no longer there.

I have some special rolling pins too--that were hand made by my father-in-law. The handles don't turn but they work well never-the-less. They are 45-50 years old.

    Bookmark   February 17, 2012 at 11:20AM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Thinking of learning decoupage....
........but some questions are stopping me. 1. Must...
pink_warm_mama_1
Would like to learn decoupage.......
....but have some questions. 1. Must water be used...
pink_warm_mama_1
Christmas Village
I received a few pieces last x-mas and I didnt do a...
christine1950
What type of fabric to use to make primitive snowman?
Hi...I have been making snow man door hangers. What...
donnas_gw
How to make hobbled roman shades?
Hi, Does anyone know of any free tutorials out there...
pritz
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™