Chip and Dip Lazy Larry..

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Project by degoose posted 05-27-2010 10:12 AM 3484 views 6 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Been thinking on this for quite a while.. Finally got to it…A Lazy Larry with a lip around the edge.
European Wild Cherry with Tasmanian Blackwood accents. .
I was going to and still will… make the dipping boards made popular by closetguy .
A mate threw up some pottery bowls..
Had not used them yet.. then figured that I could use these bowls in a space in the centre…
A full blog on how this was done will be forthcoming..
Not being a woodturner, I turned to the router and the Torque Workcentre..I have seen a similar lipped platter made with a router jig..without the centre bowl spot.. but the simplicity and ease of using the Torque made this job fun…
This is a quick peek at how easy it was…

And as you can see the new dust collection system..[Nilfisk Vacuum and Supa Separator] worked extremely well.. in fact no dust on the bed of the machine..More on this system when I have some room.. there seems to be a 3 metre Torque in the shed next to the 2 metre machine…

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

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#1 posted 05-27-2010 11:36 AM

don’t peek ,
but i bet baby torque ,
is on it’s way .

nice board !

-- 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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#2 posted 05-27-2010 12:13 PM

Nice color combo there.

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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#3 posted 05-27-2010 12:25 PM

Now that is one cool Lazzy Larry!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#4 posted 05-27-2010 12:27 PM

Another great seller, I’m sure.

Is Good!

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

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#5 posted 05-27-2010 12:32 PM

Nice variation on the theme, Larry.
I really like that wood combination and I like the fact that you have a potter friend to make the bowls… nothing store bought and cheesy looking there!!

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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#6 posted 05-27-2010 01:11 PM

Sweet! I can’t wait for the blog.

-- Wish I were Norm's Nephew

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#7 posted 05-27-2010 02:02 PM

Hi Larry;

Chip and Dip? Who comes up with these names?

Anyway, great job.


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#8 posted 05-27-2010 02:44 PM

Splendip, sorry splendid.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging.

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#9 posted 05-27-2010 02:50 PM

Nice color contrast. Very well done indeed.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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#10 posted 05-27-2010 03:49 PM

Very nice Larry. Good job

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#11 posted 05-27-2010 03:53 PM

Great job Larry! I really like those accents and it looks like the torque made quick work of it.

-- Brad, Oregon- The things that come to those who wait, may be the things left by those who got there first.

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#12 posted 05-27-2010 04:14 PM

great idea, I like it

-- Smitty!!!

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#13 posted 05-27-2010 04:43 PM

Very cool board and dual overhead Torque Workcentres what more could a guy want.

-- Custom furniture

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#14 posted 05-27-2010 04:45 PM

Hmmmm! More ideas


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

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#15 posted 05-28-2010 01:46 AM

Very nice!! Lets put her to use!!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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