This Stainless-Steel grinder can be used to grind salt or pepper. Just unscrew the bottom and fill. It is hand turned from English Walnut and is the original Walnut of Europe. This tree was prized for its walnuts and was planted all throughout Europe and England. This wood is prized for firearm stocks and fine furniture. Trees grow from 80 to 115’ tall and 5 to 6’ in diameter. Polished and sealed with a food grade finish.