Mobius Lazy Larry ala SPalm

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Project by degoose posted 07-05-2010 07:47 AM 2670 views 3 times favorited 35 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Thanks go to Steve, aka SPalm for the design..
This double Mobius strip is made up of Tasmanian Blackwood, New Guinea Rosewood, Queensland Red Cedar with Camphor Laurel background and a border of Crow’s Ash..
This was so much fun and actually very simple to cut and to glue… The Incra Mitre Express makes light work of cutting angles… overall diameter is 18 inches with each of the stripes just over 2 1/2 inches wide..I have a variation planned but will wait a while … still have some of my own designs to try out first..

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#1 posted 07-05-2010 07:51 AM

very nice design…I like this “weave”...

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#2 posted 07-05-2010 08:35 AM

Lookin’ good Larry!!!! great choices of the wood colors.

-- I didn't go to college, I was too busy learning stuff - Ted Nugent

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#3 posted 07-05-2010 08:55 AM

Simple and interesting design.

-- Bert

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#4 posted 07-05-2010 09:06 AM

great looking piece of work.

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#5 posted 07-05-2010 10:14 AM

Here’s my version of a celtic corner pattern you might find usefull.

celtic pattern

-- The nicer the nice, the higher the price!

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#6 posted 07-05-2010 10:16 AM


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

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#7 posted 07-05-2010 10:59 AM

Well Done Larry (and Spalm too). I am beginning now to understand just how limitless the design possiblilits are now that you have perfected your techniques. This is a beaut!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#8 posted 07-05-2010 12:50 PM

Nice, Larry.
Like the mobius in a round base… give it the right tension.
Kudos to Steve for his blog and design.

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

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#9 posted 07-05-2010 01:18 PM

Grass doesn’t grow under your feet, does it? This is great. I love the wood choices. I like this as a subtle design.

Good job on the border. I was playing around with a square one, but I know you are all set up for large circles. I also wanted to show a real easy way for someone without your Incra jig to cut one of these. I am sure it was pie simple for you.


-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#10 posted 07-05-2010 02:04 PM

Larry, just 3 little words

I Like It

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#11 posted 07-05-2010 02:17 PM

This ones beautiful, great job!

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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#12 posted 07-05-2010 02:53 PM

Very cool Larry. Yet another fine piece of work….

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#13 posted 07-05-2010 03:00 PM

Very nice design!! Great colors also!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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#14 posted 07-05-2010 03:15 PM

A great design . Some beautiful work.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#15 posted 07-05-2010 03:28 PM

Awseome work! I love the colors

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio.....

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