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Ti Tree Lazy Larry #1: Milling and glueing.

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Blog entry by degoose posted 11-21-2011 12:42 PM 1158 reads 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Milled up some nice boards of Ti Tree [melaleuca bracteata.]... that I bought at the Brisbane Timber and Working With Wood show in May… got them from Roderick Carins.

Nice timber.. very dense and very heavy… but by the time it was milled it was ok…

Here are the boards in clamps, glueing up to make a 600 mm blank… this will be cut into a circle later for a really spectacular Lazy Larry..

Follow along if you want.

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



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matt garcia

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#1 posted 11-21-2011 02:34 PM

That lumber looks great!!! Ti tree huh? What else do you have growing down there?

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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Karson

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#2 posted 11-21-2011 04:02 PM

Some fantastic color in those boards. Nice buy.

-- 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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Eric in central Florida

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#3 posted 11-21-2011 04:38 PM

I bet once that grain is allowed to come out it will be spectacular.

-- All glory comes from daring to begin.

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#4 posted 11-22-2011 04:43 AM

Larry those boards look great. I will be interested in following along with your progress.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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