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What happens when you cut with a drunken saw. #2: The Man behind the Idea behind the Man behind the Board .. My very good accomplice..David

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Blog entry by degoose posted 1768 days ago 1688 reads 3 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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For a long time I wanted to make a woven board.. even before LJs,. then after joining LJs I saw one and make one.
Still looking for something different to impress my new found friends ,, had looked at curved designs and then I thought a curved woven board
I was just going to make it like the Drunken chess board.,. no rhyme or reason,. then along comes Patron aka David with his double curve.. so I just made the jig.. for the double curve spiral LL and …...
It hits me ….that is can use this jig to cut ‘worms’ and incorporate them in the curved woven board.
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So far so good I think.. but wait…. now I have to make the background, also different.
WATCH this space..

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



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Splinterman

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#1 posted 1768 days ago

When that is finished it will look magic….....looking good mate.

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Treverk

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#2 posted 1768 days ago

Well done, I’m excited to see the finished chest!

-- Matt

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patron

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#3 posted 1768 days ago

i’m almost done with my street work ,
then we can have more fun together .
unless by then you have a factory ,
and are to busy going to the bank !

thanks for your support ,
and additions !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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moshel

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#4 posted 1768 days ago

so you made the curved cuts by hand, just following the trace. i think you might get more accurate results (not that I am saying your hand cuts are not accurate!) by double taping all the rows (with the proper spacing) to a bit of plywood and making full spiral cuts. i hope this is clear…

-- The woods are lovely, dark and deep, but I have promises to keep...

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degoose

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#5 posted 1768 days ago

Yes clear enough but the waste is what I am trying to avoid,.,. looking to make the cuts on the jig but still working on how,.
As always I will persevere until I have my answers.
Thanks for the thoughts though,
\Larry

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

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moshel

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#6 posted 1768 days ago

hmmmmm… maybe i was not clear. suppose you double tape the lower layer in the second picture to plywood the way it is in the picture and use it on the jig to make the cuts. the only thing that needs (maybe) to be changed is the position of the hold downs. the plywood edge will act as the support for the second cut

-- The woods are lovely, dark and deep, but I have promises to keep...

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degoose

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#7 posted 1768 days ago

It could very well work, thanks for you input.

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

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patron

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#8 posted 1768 days ago

” crosscuts ” have to be on the same jig 90’ to first cut and placed allong jig at proper place in cut line in curve .
but i am concerned about the addition of the strips of ” hilites ” ,
will they change the radius slightly ?
i know you will work this all out , and i too await the finished product .
it’s possible that the pivot points might need to have an adjustment slightly for the saw kerf ?

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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degoose

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#9 posted 1768 days ago

May have to hand sand to get the correct arc, see how it goes >. if not lots of putty lol

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

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Beginningwoodworker

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#10 posted 1768 days ago

Nice design, Larry.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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Napaman

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#11 posted 1767 days ago

ok…lets get something straight——you dont need to impress us…WE ARE ALREADY IMPRESSED…very cool design…i love the idea of the chalk…that makes sense…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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degoose

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#12 posted 1767 days ago

So Matt I can stop doing this stuff now hey?

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

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#13 posted 1767 days ago

That will impress a lot of people, not just your freinds :-))

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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