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Open weave Lazy Larry #7: Waiting for the glue to dry...

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Blog entry by degoose posted 07-21-2011 10:37 AM 3628 reads 3 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 6: A crosscutting video... Part 7 of Open weave Lazy Larry series Part 8: The glue up »

While I was waiting for the glue to try on the weave blanks….. I made a few wine bottle balancers ..

These were made from some of the European Walnut and Cherry I bought a few years ago..the one on the end is Camphor cut across the grain

The group shown here are all Camphor Laurel… with Australian Pennies inset in them…

A close up shot…

There is no finish on any of them… I will be spraying a water based finish shortly… and then watch the grain pop…

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



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lew

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#1 posted 07-21-2011 02:23 PM

Larry,
Nice!!
Some of those pennies are almost as old as us ;^)
Lew

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#2 posted 07-21-2011 04:29 PM

Pretty, the pennies really look great there.

-- Jim, Anchorage Alaska

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#3 posted 07-21-2011 04:55 PM

Neat idea, Lew.

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#4 posted 07-21-2011 05:18 PM

Nice way to use some time… COOL stuff…

-- 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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#5 posted 07-21-2011 07:40 PM

I like the embedded pennies. it give a nice focal point.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#6 posted 07-26-2011 06:22 AM

What anglr do you cut the wine bottle balacers at?

Thanks

The peey’s are a nice touch

-- Taigert - Milan, IN

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#7 posted 08-01-2011 03:06 AM

That looks sort of familiar! Any relation to this? Of course, that idea came from your BBQ boards, so I guess the evolution continues. Or maybe you’ve made something like this before and I’ve missed it, or you haven’t shared them with us?

-- 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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