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About spicemills.ca

The perfect combination of art and function . . . Spicemills.ca designs and creates fine quality hand made spice mills and spice bowls (along with our fragrant and flavourful hand blended peppercorns).  Each piece is individually crafted in our Owen Sound studio by professional turner and mill maker Irwin Seidman using only the finest domestic and exotic hardwoods, and hand buffed to a soft sheen using the best quality earth friendly wood finishes.  Beyond the fine craftsmanship and beautiful design is an authentic CrushGrind™ ceramic mechanism.  This makes every Spicemills.ca mill ideal for grinding peppercorns, salt or spices.

We believe that a well crafted spice mill is the ultimate combination of art and function, and that quality of design, materials, workmanship and service is paramount to our success. With this in mind we always promise you our best.

Mapleseed Gallery | Turning Pepper MillsBorn in Montreal Quebec, Irwin has lived most of his life in Southern Ontario and has called Owen Sound home since 2005. He started turning wood in 1995, and has been teaching the art and craft since 2003.

Irwin strives to combine both art and function in the pieces he designs.  A full-time turner and enthusiastic culinary dabbler, Irwin has blended both of these passions to develop a signature design for his fine quality artisan spice mills.

member - American Associatipon of Woodturners Over the years he has been a member of several local, regional, and international woodturning and art associations, and currently maintains a professional membership in the American Association of Woodturners and is a member of the Owen Sound Artists’ Co-op. Examples of Irwin’s work can be found in shops, galleries and exhibits across North America, and in private collections worldwide.

Learn To Turn Woodturning Courses & WorkshopsIn addition to his woodturning experience, he is a graduate of the Centennial College Teacher of Adults program, and has previously taught Woodturning 101 for Lee Valley Tools Ltd in Toronto.

For more information about Irwin’s work, contact him directly at info@spicemills.ca.

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