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Open weave Lazy Larry #4: The glue up

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« Part 3: Thin strip ripping... Part 4 of Open weave Lazy Larry series Part 5: Setting up for cross cutting. »

Here you will see the steps in the glue up of the weave strips…

The strips are ready for assembly..

After applying glue to the various surfaces, I assemble the 5 pieces in order and secure with blue painters tape.. this is easy to remove later…

While just using tape can be enough, I like to clamp between two cauls to ensure that the width of the piece remains constant along the entire length.. and it aids by applying even pressure on the strips being glued..

As each set is glued and taped, it is added to the clamps..

This is the slab of Huon Pine ready for ripping … for the background of the Open Weave LL..

Everything out of the clamps and the Huon Pine dressed to size…

After a quick clean up of the glue joints…. It will be time for the most awaited part... the cutting of the various pieces to form the pattern…

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



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rance

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#1 posted 1090 days ago

Once you posted this, it occurred to me the need to get very accurate cuts so this will all go together as it should. Keep it up and THANK YOU for sharing with all of us.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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lanwater

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#2 posted 1090 days ago

Cool!

The step by step couldn’t be more detailed than that.

Thanks!

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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degoose

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#3 posted 1090 days ago

Yes Rance… accuracy is the key… all the weave strips must be the same width…or there will be h*ll to pay…

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

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degoose

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#4 posted 1090 days ago

Ian,
While this is not a CLASS per se… I am treating it as an exercise in teaching… hope you all don’t mind…

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

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Joe Lyddon

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#5 posted 1090 days ago

Heck NO! I don’t mind…

I love it!

Thank you very much for taking the time to do it!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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rance

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#6 posted 1090 days ago

Sorry, but I’m a baaaaaad student. I looked back at your Chip & Dip Tray and am curious.
1) What glue do you use to provide the longer open time, and
2) do you roll it on both surfaces or just one?

Thanks for putting up with my questions and thanks for the reply earlier. :)

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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littlecope

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#7 posted 1090 days ago

Great lessons to be learned here…
Nice Job on the instruction Mr. Degoose… And the Board is going to be another Beauty!!

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

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degoose

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#8 posted 1090 days ago

Rance, I use Titebond III and only need to spread on one face… seems to work… I use a roller to give it an even coat..
Joe, Glad you are enjoying this as much as I am…
Mr Little…private joke….thank you…

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

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lanwater

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#9 posted 1090 days ago

I am pretty sure no one will mind. We all pick up something here and there.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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~Julie~

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#10 posted 1090 days ago

I still haven’t made one, but watching these photos sure does make me want to try it!
(Thanks for the non-class)

-- ~Julie~ followyourheartwoodworking.blogspot.ca

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MShort

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#11 posted 1090 days ago

Thanks for the instructional on these. I am learning lots.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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Karson

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#12 posted 1090 days ago

Larry: Some more meat (er timber) for us to chew upon.

-- 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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rrdesigns

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#13 posted 1090 days ago

What? I thought this was the second semester. Keep ‘em coming! Much appreciation.

-- Beth, Oklahoma, Rambling Road Designs

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Jonathan

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#14 posted 1089 days ago

Nice amount of detail to go along with the photos. Enough detail, instructions, and explanation to comprehend, yet straightforward and to the point. Well done.

-- 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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eddy

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#15 posted 1089 days ago

looking cool thanks for sharing

-- self proclaimed copycat

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