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Blog entry by degoose posted 07-13-2010 12:58 AM 1187 reads 2 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Saw this this morning posted by Michelle Two.. and just had to see if I could do it…
Having not used my lathe ever… I sold it recently… so I could not do this as M2 has.. on a lathe..
I figured that the TWC would be a fine tool to try this on…
Here is my variation…

and a close up
I am posting on blogs because this is really only a test… not a fully finished project…
I just wanted to see if I could do it… not bad for just under an hour… including setup…
I think I would put more effort into the design next time.. and set it out a bit more precise..
oh well… it is a bit rustic.. lol
Thanks for the inspiration…M2

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



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#1 posted 07-13-2010 01:00 AM

You passed the test!
Ellen

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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#2 posted 07-13-2010 01:03 AM

I’m with Ellen you sure passed.

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#3 posted 07-13-2010 02:05 AM

SWEET!!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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#4 posted 07-13-2010 02:11 AM

This is getting too wild and crazy :-)) Nice job on those !

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

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#5 posted 07-13-2010 02:20 AM

Yahoo..your variation looks very interesting..thanks for giving me credit for the idea..I am flattered that you thought enough of my pieces to attempt your own. (only the first pic of your attempt showed here) Keep at it, and lets see what you can imagine!!!

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

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#6 posted 07-13-2010 02:22 AM

oops, forgot..enjoy the sanding!!!!! :-) :-)

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

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#7 posted 07-13-2010 03:16 AM

I like it Larry, will we see you getting into another dimension of woodworking here?

-- I am responsible for how I respond to everything in my life - - Deadwood SD

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#8 posted 07-13-2010 03:46 AM

Your a quick study Larry great job.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#9 posted 07-13-2010 03:48 AM

yea your right it sure is rustic alright…sheesh larry..give me a break…...if this is what you do after a few xxxx…what happens after the real kool aid…lol…....you sir did a mighty fine job…im quite impressed…would like to see what you come up with say with 2 hours of work…have fun…it looks like you already did….grizz

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#10 posted 07-13-2010 06:12 AM

My aren’t we getting into the swirly wirly ways! Interesting interpretation. Looks like fun!

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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#11 posted 07-13-2010 06:48 AM

Just to open this up a bit..I have thought of MANY ways to get negative space designs, and one can use many normal shop tools that one already has…They could be made with a table saw, a router table, a lathe, and any combination of all of the above. No reason they can’t be square..rectangular etc…start thinking outside the box folks..I’m getting old and will start needing to snatch ideas from you young folks.

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

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#12 posted 07-13-2010 11:41 AM

You did a great job on that Larry. Your usual high standard of work. I would suggest you use a bigger bit so the cuts would be wider and show the pattern on the back a little better.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#13 posted 07-13-2010 11:42 AM

That bit was already in the router… Mike..

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

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#14 posted 07-13-2010 01:50 PM

Very cool Larry, a plaque de jour.

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

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#15 posted 07-13-2010 02:15 PM

I can see it now…platters and cutting boards and Lazy Larry s and now you will be adding trivets too LOL

-- Larry "Work like a Captain but Play like a Pirate!"

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