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Project by Stanley Coker posted 01-04-2010 02:43 PM 1390 views 3 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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A good friend of my wife ask me if I could make her a lazy susan with this piece of her Corin counter top as the center. She showed me a picture of one with a round piece of granite in the middle, I told that I had no way to cut into a round piece but I think I could make it into an octagon shape. So I borrowed a tile cutting saw from a friend and this is what I came up with. The wood is from a 2” thick white oak board that was used for a loading ramp my brother-n-law used for years to load a tractor with. He was going to trash it, so I confiscated it. I think this looks a lot better that a loading ramp.

-- Stanley, North Georgia





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degoose

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#1 posted 01-04-2010 03:04 PM

Very Cool.
Joints are tight… what more can you ask.

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

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Joe Weaver

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#2 posted 01-04-2010 03:16 PM

very sharp looking

-- Joe, Ga

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Frankie Talarico Jr.

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#3 posted 01-04-2010 03:34 PM

corian? you can cut that with a tablesaw you know. This wont have an adverse effect on your blades either. Its also even better to work with a router. I think someone posted here how to cut circles with a router safely. Just for you future reference. If your not sure search it here first then goto plan B if you don’t find what your’re looking for.

Other than me talking junk this is a great lazy suzan. I actually think it has more character as an octogon. Its cool to see two shapes shared on one piece. The contrast of the two materials makes the corian Pop. Nice job I bet shes happy with that! The miters look great! Nice Lazy suzan.

-- Live by what you believe, not what they want you to believe.

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Stanley Coker

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#4 posted 01-04-2010 03:59 PM

Thanks getneds, I think her daughter is wanting me to make her one from a piece of her corian countertop. I may put an old blade on my table saw and try a small piece of it.

-- Stanley, North Georgia

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cabinetmaster

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#5 posted 01-04-2010 04:04 PM

Love it. It looks gorgeous with the used oak. Great job.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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mynoblebear

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#6 posted 01-04-2010 08:20 PM

Well done lazy susan keep up the good work

-- Best Regards With Personalized Rocking Chairs And Furniture On My Mind, http://mynoblebear.com

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SgtSnafu

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#7 posted 01-04-2010 09:03 PM

Very nice looking work – the miters turned out very good !!

Thanks for sharing..

-- Scotty - aka... SgtSnafu - Randleman NC

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woody57

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#8 posted 01-05-2010 03:19 AM

Great looking piece.
FYI corian is a brand name. There are dozens of companies that make what is known in the cabinet trade as solid surface material. It won’t damage your blades or router bits (assuming you use carbide tipped blades) anymore than a tough piece of oak. Cutting it and especially routing it will produce enormous amounts of dust however. You’ll want to were a good dust mask.

-- Emmett, from Georgia

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Monty Queen

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#9 posted 01-05-2010 04:38 PM

Stanley you do awesome work i saw all your postings and i love your work, It’s wonderful.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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