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Blog entry by degoose posted 12-07-2011 03:58 AM 993 reads 1 time favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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matt garcia

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#1 posted 12-07-2011 04:06 AM

Cool slideshow!!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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lew

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#2 posted 12-07-2011 04:19 AM

And the excitement continues to build!

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

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#3 posted 12-07-2011 04:36 AM

You are a man of many talents Larry.

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

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#4 posted 12-07-2011 05:38 AM

I agree with Bill! The talent never ends! :-)

-- Snookie, Jasper,GA

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#5 posted 12-07-2011 05:59 AM

You really have a talented knack for creating unique pieces.
-Don

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

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lanwater

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#6 posted 12-07-2011 06:13 AM

This is a great gallery of boards.

They look nice. You are making good use of that lumber yard you have in you shop :)

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#7 posted 12-07-2011 01:39 PM

Do you ever sleep??

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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Don "Dances with Wood" Butler

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#8 posted 12-07-2011 02:49 PM

My observation is in regard to the glue lines.
When assembling boards made up of many small parts, as many of Lazy Larry’s are, it is essential that the glue lines must be as perfect as possible. Imperfect glue lines may pass inspection when they are new, but time will tell on them.
As moisture, mostly from cleaning the boards, intrudes in the glue lines they are weakened. The moisture also contibutes to less than tolerable wood movement. Eventually, imperfect glue lines cause the self destruction of the boards.
To my eye, Larry has the art of making tight, straight glue lines perfected.
He certainly produces thousands of glue lines.
He must have acquired the knack of getting it right!
Nice work, Larry.

I still wonder if this is your main day job or if you also have a job working for someone else in addition to this surprisingly prolific board making business.

Regards,
Don

-- Will trade wife's yarn for tools.

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Doug McPherson

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#9 posted 12-07-2011 03:36 PM

Don- As I recall, Larry answers your question in the video on his “About” page on larrysworkshop.wordpress.com., but the answer, as I recall is he started doing this FT in the last few years.

-- DullChiselDoug, http://www.mcphersonvisionsinwood.com

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Don "Dances with Wood" Butler

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#10 posted 12-07-2011 03:49 PM

??
I tried the address, larrysworkshop.wordpress.com, but the Internet reports that that address “doesn’t exist”.
??

-- Will trade wife's yarn for tools.

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#11 posted 12-07-2011 04:16 PM

You are a woodworking wizard who seems to work non-stop!

-- Lorna, Cape Cod

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#12 posted 12-07-2011 04:36 PM

Thanks for sharing Larry:

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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#13 posted 12-07-2011 04:56 PM

You never cease to amaze me with your ceative mind!

Keep up the great work.
You are certainly an inspiration here.

-- She thought I hung the moon--now she just thinks I did it wrong

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Jonathan

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#14 posted 12-07-2011 05:09 PM

A fun little slideshow. You’ve got to keep going if you’re ever going to make it through that warehouse full of wood next to your shop!

-- 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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