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Torque Workcentre at work.. #2: Circle inlay

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I cut a circle in Purple heart and then wanted to inlay it into a piece of Tasmanian blackwood.
To gauge the circle need to to be cut I fitted the PH on the pin in the table and moved the router to just inside the outer edge. I then locked the X and Y axis.
Drilled a 6 mm hole in the centre of the blackwood and fitted it on the pin in the table. Turned on the router plunged it and rotated the blank.
Then..
Pushed out the centre and inserted the PH.. fit like a glove… wonderful moment as it was the first time we had attempted it. All these projects are on the DVD and will be posted as video separately as soon as the editing is done.

Now that I know it will work I may be tempted you use my very valuable store of MDF or plywood.

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...



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patron

12973 posts in 1944 days


#1 posted 1840 days ago

don’t waste your talents on this firewood ,
i can’t wait to see your
particle board cutting boards !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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a1Jim

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#2 posted 1840 days ago

That’s on tricky puppy it does just about anything. How about a pizza I bet it well make a great one.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Kent Shepherd

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#3 posted 1840 days ago

Where do you find the time to build all the great projects. I couldn’t even post them that fast!

Another winner by the way.

-- She thought I hung the moon--now she just thinks I did it wrong

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Karson

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#4 posted 1840 days ago

So we are going to have circle inlayed End grain Cutting Boards.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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Dusty56

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#5 posted 1840 days ago

” tempted you use my very valuable store of MDF or plywood” ...is it more valuable than the PH and BW ?
I can’t believe that this is your “sample” piece….LOL

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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degoose

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#6 posted 1840 days ago

Test pieces are only for those who don’t believe the first try will succeed !

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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cabinetmaster

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#7 posted 1840 days ago

Ok Larry. Are you trying to sell these machines to us? The more you show, the more I want one.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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degoose

6979 posts in 1958 days


#8 posted 1840 days ago

Jerry you have not seen 1% of what this incredible machine can do,,!!!!
I am not trying to sell you anything,,, these things sell themselves..
I truly believe in this amazing machine.

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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Dusty56

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#9 posted 1840 days ago

I always believe that I will succeed on the first try , but I’ve made several design modifications along the way : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#10 posted 1840 days ago

Larry, did you hire a secretary to do you posting? :-))

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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degoose

6979 posts in 1958 days


#11 posted 1840 days ago

Bob, there is only me. Not so Lazy Larry LOL

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#12 posted 1840 days ago

It’s a full time job just reading these posts!

I guess I spend too much time working.

Stupid jobs!!!

Lee

-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com

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cabinetmaster

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#13 posted 1840 days ago

Ok Larry. I’ll just keep watching your posts and keep wishing for one myself.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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Beginningwoodworker

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#14 posted 1840 days ago

Looks cool.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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bowyer

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#15 posted 1840 days ago

It’s amazing how Purple Heart seems to go well with most woods and is always there when you need a piece to experiment upon.

Rick

-- If at first you don't succeed...Don't try skydiving

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