lazy susan

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Project by 8ball posted 12-08-2015 04:45 AM 959 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a lazy susan I made for my wife. It measures 14” across. The woods are cherry maple and some kind of walnut, The walnut is not taking the finish very well,I used 2 coats of de waxed shellac 3 coats of poly. Any thoughts? This was frustrating lesson. thanks

-- Rodney, Arlington Texas

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#1 posted 12-08-2015 06:55 AM

It’s one awesome lazy susan! Much effort, one of the best. I like the combination of cutting board design on lazy susan.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#2 posted 12-08-2015 12:33 PM

Hi there ! first this is a very nice work, personnaly I use ’’Tung Oil ’’ on all of my pieces destined to the kitchen 24 hours appart each coat or ’’Danish oil ’’ on everything else and walnut react very beautifully to that method, again try and error is common to all of us.
Keep on making saw dust , bravo once more.

-- andrek

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#3 posted 12-08-2015 02:20 PM

Thanks guys, It was a lot of work the next one will be different.

-- Rodney, Arlington Texas

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#4 posted 12-09-2015 11:24 PM

Nice work, I remember making my first 3D cutting board yrs ago from help of one of the masters on here. His name is Degoose ( Larry from Down under ) who I beacme friends with.

Great job.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#5 posted 12-10-2015 05:48 PM

Hey, Ken thanks for the kind words

-- Rodney, Arlington Texas

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#6 posted 12-11-2015 01:21 AM

Send it to me, my wife will think I’ve improved tremendously

-- JimInNM........Space Case

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