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Blog entry by degoose posted 1427 days ago 1053 reads 0 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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My good mate Col [ of jewellery box fame] met a couple who are doing up a catamaran… and they started to sand the louvred cupboard doors… made from NZ Kauri BTW…. and then decided that was too much …. and now want to have the whole 16 handcrafted in New Guinea Rosewood… as he is not really setup for door production [and not much NGR ], he took their number and contacted me…I rang them and they came over with all the doors in the back of the car…. A deal was struck and I start today… I will post pics as I progress… Part of the deal was in way of a swap… I varnish all the doors and they give me a Carbatec Scrollsaw… What better reason for buying an Earlex Spray Unit... [available from Carbatec in Australia]
I get to make some sawdust and get two new tools to boot… it don’t get much better than that… and I get to work with the amazing NGR…

Meantime the 35 drawers for the Apothecary cabinet have been made and dry fitted ready for gluing … I will then sand the face fronts round on all edges…

There is also a newish board design in the wind… nearly finished it as a matter of fact… just need to rout out the dish in the middle… it will be slightly different to but yet similar to some of my previous work… you will just have to wait for the pics on all of these…

Hopefully tonight ....

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



15 comments so far

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matt garcia

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#1 posted 1427 days ago

You’re a busy bee!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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moshel

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#2 posted 1427 days ago

also keep the kauri – its a rare and interesting timber. not much grain in it but its water durable and finish like magic. and it comes from HUGE trees…..

-- The woods are lovely, dark and deep, but I have promises to keep...

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Karson

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#3 posted 1427 days ago

Looks like you are going to keep busy.

Good luck Larry.

-- 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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Cozmo35

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#4 posted 1427 days ago

Larry, we can’t wait for the new pics!

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

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Kindlingmaker

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#5 posted 1427 days ago

Is sleep somewhere in your time alotment? Dang, you are busy! Sounds great though…

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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fernandoindia

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#6 posted 1427 days ago

Keep things going Larry. I´m too tired today

-- Back home. Fernando

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lumberdustjohn

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#7 posted 1426 days ago

Always recreating the wheel or( PADDLE)
Bring it on!
My eyes are ready for a treat!

-- Safety first because someone needs you.

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SPalm

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#8 posted 1426 days ago

You are hard to keep up with Sir. But I like a busy guy.

Can not wait for the new pics,
Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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stefang

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#9 posted 1426 days ago

Looking forward to the pictures Larry. Don’t forget dust control!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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a1Jim

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#10 posted 1426 days ago

New tools are cool

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Beginningwoodworker

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#11 posted 1426 days ago

Larry sounds like you got your hand’s full.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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Ken90712

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#12 posted 1425 days ago

Cool New tools are always a good thing!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#13 posted 1425 days ago

Hi Larry

Somehow, new tools is starting to sound like more work! LOL

I must be getting old.

Good job Larry.

Lee

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

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Jonathan

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#14 posted 1425 days ago

Larry,

What are you going to do with a couple of new tools?

Or have you grown a third arm? Yes, that must be it… that’s how you get all this accomplished!

Geez, you are a hard worker! Not sure how you get it all done and still have time to eat, sleep, and socialize?!

Have fun with this project.

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

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helluvawreck

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#15 posted 1415 days ago

Larry, you seem to stay pretty busy. BTW, I’m really looking forward to some more of your videos so I hope that you don’t give up on pursuing that. When you watch a video it’s almost like being there.

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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