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Off Kilter.. #3: In the Round

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Blog entry by degoose posted 06-23-2010 01:21 PM 1451 reads 0 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 2: Tight weave... Part 3 of Off Kilter.. series no next part

Here is another sneak peek of the slanted tight weave.. After the glue up, the board was sanded on the drum sander, cut into a circle on the bandsaw, chamfered the edges and just to give you a look at the color… I used a little turps…

Further work on this piece will include more sanding and possibly using the Torque Workcentre to route out a dish in the centre.. then I will mount it on a Lazy Susan cast aluminium bearing..

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



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Broda

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#1 posted 06-23-2010 01:33 PM

this one looks awesome
i love how the darker accent strip (PH?) makes the white strip look offset
i like the diamond pattern too, instead of just square

-- BRODY. NSW AUSTRALIA -arguments with turnings are rarely productive-

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#2 posted 06-23-2010 01:48 PM

Eye Candy for sure Larry, way to take a classic up a notch…BC

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#3 posted 06-23-2010 02:07 PM

that grey matter is sure getting colorful these days !

great work .

-- 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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#4 posted 06-23-2010 02:46 PM

Stunning, Larry. Proper job.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

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#5 posted 06-23-2010 03:12 PM

Sweet.
You do tight work, my Man.

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#6 posted 06-23-2010 03:39 PM

Really cool Larry. I am really amazed and impressed at how far you have taken these designs. A very good and wise reason to specialize, especially since you have such a great talent for developing these geometrical patterns and techniques to produce them. I have no doubt that you will continue to ‘push the envelope’ with these great cutting boards. I would be very proud if I could do work like that.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#7 posted 06-23-2010 04:30 PM

Super design another winner

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#8 posted 06-23-2010 04:47 PM

Larry my good man, you are unequaled in the art of board making, and I am unequaled at destroying them, Usually on the last pass thru the planer. I’m trying to put one back together now, it’s like putting a meat puzzle together. Beautiful boards buddy.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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Kent Shepherd

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#9 posted 06-23-2010 07:14 PM

Larry, your work continues to astound me

Thanks once again for the inspiration
Kent

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

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#10 posted 06-23-2010 07:22 PM

Larry, my jaw literally flew open when I opend this! This is OUTSTANDING!

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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#11 posted 06-23-2010 07:31 PM

I absolutely LOVE it!!

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#12 posted 06-23-2010 11:35 PM

I too love the dark accent pieces you added. Makes the whole project look 3D. I can see folks running their hands across it just to see if it is flat or actually woven. Very Cool!!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#13 posted 06-23-2010 11:57 PM

Very sweet work!

-- Grant, Tryon, NC

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#14 posted 06-24-2010 01:08 AM

Beautiful Work, Larry!! This one has a “warm” feel to it that’s very appealing…

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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#15 posted 06-24-2010 05:42 AM

Another great board Larry!!!!!!!

-- Gary, Little River,SC I've Learned that the Lord didn't do it all in one day and neither can I

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