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Open weave Lazy Larry #9: Out of the clamps.

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Blog entry by degoose posted 1088 days ago 4377 reads 15 times favorited 30 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Well the glue has had time to cure… now to take the weave out of the clamps.

A quick trip through the drum sander…

Reasonable flat… now it is off to the bandsaw… onto a circle cutting jig..

A quick pivot..

Now we have cut all the corners off… there will be less to sand so back in the Drum Sander

To show the colour and grain a little mineral spirits..

Tomorrow… a base and bearing… final sand and a few coats of poly.. Might use the Earlex 5000 and a water base finish..

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



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Dan'um Style

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#1 posted 1088 days ago

great color and contrast BUD

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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chrisstef

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#2 posted 1088 days ago

you my friend area cutting board machine ! you pump em out with such precision … keep on degoose!

-- "there aren’t many hand tools as awe-inspiring as the #8 jointer. I mean, it just reeks of cast iron heft and hubris" - Smitty

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#3 posted 1088 days ago

Pretty work…

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

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DamnYankee

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#4 posted 1088 days ago

likey likey…can always count on LJs to keep busy with ideas….now if I could only find the time. So many projects, so little time (& $).

-- Shameless - Winner of two Stumpy Nubs Awards

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moonls

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#5 posted 1088 days ago

What a beauty has emerged from your shop! The wood selection is perfect. It beats “lazy Susan” by a mile!

-- Lorna, Cape Cod

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BritBoxmaker

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#6 posted 1088 days ago

Nice open weave, Larry. Really bold contrast.

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

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lew

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#7 posted 1088 days ago

Sweet!

Thanks for the “guided tour”. Really love the colors.

Lew

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

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Jim Bertelson

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#8 posted 1088 days ago

That’s a pretty piece, and thanks for the instruction…................

-- Jim, Anchorage Alaska

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fernandoindia

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#9 posted 1088 days ago

Beautiful contrasting weave.
Great blog Larry. TK you

-- Back home. Fernando

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#10 posted 1088 days ago

Looks great, thanks for posting.

-- Safety first because someone needs you.

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#11 posted 1088 days ago

thats a beauty larry..im inspired to do one of these some day..yep…im gonna..might put a grizzman twist on it…lol…

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

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Joe Lyddon

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#12 posted 1088 days ago

WOW! W O W !

That grain sure P O P P E D !!

Georgeous! Beautiful!!

Great work!

Thank you for a very educational bunch of work!

You did a very good job!

-- 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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ocwoodworker

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#13 posted 1088 days ago

Have you ever tried shading the ends to make it look like they are actually weaving under, or is that just more distracting from the overall piece? Looks great though. Wish I had a drum sander. :(

-- I'd like to believe Murphy's Law haunts my woodshop, because if it's Karma it would mean I had something to do with it. - K.R.

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Box

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#14 posted 1088 days ago

As always your work is first class Larry…

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#15 posted 1088 days ago

It looks great Larry.
After that mineral spirit it really popped.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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