Tumbling Block Lazy Susan

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Project by BuilderB posted 01-24-2010 03:38 PM 4008 views 27 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This design has always intrigued me, so I just had to try one. I used maple, cherry and walnut woods in the pattern.

The stock was ripped 1 inch wide, and cut to a length of 1 3/16 long, at a 30 degree angle. Assembly requires patience, but the finished piece is worth the effort.

-- ..... plan your work - work your plan .....

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#1 posted 01-24-2010 03:53 PM

if i wore one, my hat would be off to you. GREAT Work

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#2 posted 01-24-2010 04:22 PM

Looks great! Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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Tommy H.

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#3 posted 01-24-2010 04:26 PM

That is a fine piece. Thanks for listing dimensions and angles.

Thanks, Tommy H.

-- Tommy H., Georgia, Lot to learn...

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#4 posted 01-24-2010 04:26 PM

I love it. Great job!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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John Steffen

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#5 posted 01-24-2010 04:46 PM

Fantastic work! I agree with Tommy in thanking you for posting the dimensions.

-- Big John's Woodshed - Farmington, IL

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#6 posted 01-24-2010 05:05 PM

Very good work!


-- Robin Renee'

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#7 posted 01-24-2010 05:34 PM

I really like that. What was your process for glue up? It just looks like something that could get out of hand real quick without some kind of organization.

-- ~Jason~ , Albuquerque NM

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#8 posted 01-24-2010 05:35 PM

Very nice work on this piece…

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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#9 posted 01-24-2010 05:36 PM

Well done and good contrast. Would you mind walking me through the glue up process; all the joints are so tight! Thanks

-- Don, San Antonio, TX

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#10 posted 01-24-2010 05:42 PM

nice job i have done cutting boards on end grain in this pattern you are correct glue up requires patience and some

-- self proclaimed copycat

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#11 posted 01-24-2010 06:25 PM

Way cool!

-- Rowdy in Kechi, Kansas

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#12 posted 01-24-2010 06:52 PM

super tumbling block pattern really nice work ,it looks fabulous

-- Custom furniture

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#13 posted 01-24-2010 06:54 PM

really nice job. Ya, that looks like it takes a lot of patience :-)

-- John in Arizona (but it's a dry heat!)

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#14 posted 01-24-2010 07:54 PM

You really nailed the 3D effect on this one ….Simply amazing and so beautiful.
I thank you as well for the dimensions and angles and I guess I’ll have to invest in one of those fancy miter gauges after all : )

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

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#15 posted 01-24-2010 09:38 PM

VERY nice piece. The 3-D effect reminds me of the small piece of a “Quilt” pattern I recently posted in my blog.

-- Dave O.

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