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Project by Ampeater posted 11-09-2009 07:40 PM 2619 views 14 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This tray is made from maple and paduck. I will never use that combination again. When sanding, the paduck will blead into the maple and it is almost impossible to remove it. This tray required a lot of jigs to make the pieces as well as to dish out the sections. Next time I will use walnut and maple.

-- "A goal without a plan is a wish."





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jm82435

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#1 posted 11-09-2009 07:52 PM

Looks great. I’d say it was worth it.

-- A thing of beauty is a joy forever...

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#2 posted 11-09-2009 07:59 PM

that looks awesome…I’d be curious to know how you went about making that.

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#3 posted 11-09-2009 08:16 PM

WoW! Amazing combo of inspiration. A blog from your angle would be nice. I like how the cut outs go with the spirals. Great Job!

-- There's many a slip betwixt a cup and a lip.--Scott

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#4 posted 11-09-2009 08:39 PM

In spite of your sanding problems you certainly got an outstanding result. It has been fun watching the Lazy Larry design evolve. This is the best variant I’ve seen so far.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#5 posted 11-09-2009 09:11 PM

I am speechless!!

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

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j_olsen

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#6 posted 11-09-2009 09:46 PM

WOW on two accounts – first off that is a spectacular looking tray and secondly Larry is speachless???
Very nice project – Just another project to aspire to

Jeff

-- Jeff - Bell Buckle, TN

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#7 posted 11-09-2009 10:46 PM

Incredible beauty and finish…I know what you mean about the Padauk dust being such a nuisance !

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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david9951

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#8 posted 11-10-2009 12:25 AM

really nice i think im going to have to try this lazy larry patern

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Julian

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#9 posted 11-10-2009 12:44 AM

Nice looking project! I have had the same issue with bloodwood and maple.

-- Julian, Park Forest, IL

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Kent Shepherd

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#10 posted 11-10-2009 01:26 AM

Great looking project. Larry should be proud—not speechless. I can’t believe anyone would use that idea though. LOL

Go ahead Larry—say something

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

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#11 posted 11-10-2009 01:43 AM

Really nice tray. Definitely looks like a lot of work…

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#12 posted 11-10-2009 01:45 AM

Now that’s a keeper!
Thanks for the post.
Bob

-- A mind, like a home, is furnished by its owner

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#13 posted 11-10-2009 01:47 AM

Nice work.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#14 posted 11-10-2009 01:50 AM

A great veggie tray the wood combination looks fantastic. Who is that Larry impostor that said “speechless “it never happen before! LOL

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#15 posted 11-10-2009 06:19 AM

I love the movement of the piece. The routed out sections complement the glue up perfectly.

-- I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it. - Van Gogh -- http://blanchardcreative.etsy.com -- http://snbcreative.wordpress.com/

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