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Project by 4thumbs posted 08-11-2010 11:20 PM 1831 views 6 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Many thanks to SPalm for his original posting of a double Mobius Loop board a month or so ago. I found the design quite interesting but had no need for yet another cutting board, so here’s my interpretation of his design – a lazy (Susan) Mobius centerpiece for a round dining table.

My initial attempt at the Mobius design required so many ‘design modifications’ that it ended up as an 8” diameter circle good for little more than a base for the board you see here. Made from walnut, purpleheart, cherry and maple. I used a polyurethane finish for durability, and the rotating mechanism is from Rockler. Now every time I sit at the table I am reminded of the remarkable creativity of other L.J.’s!

-- 4thumbs in MO

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#1 posted 08-12-2010 01:09 AM

Very cool Mobius Continuem. Or a beautiful Lazy Susan which ever you prefer. It doesn’t look that simple to me.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#2 posted 08-12-2010 02:00 AM

Hey Thumbs, that is a purty thing. Good job! I may have to give one of those a try one of these days. Like the combination of woods. Thanks for posting.

-- Rowdy in Kechi, Kansas

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#3 posted 08-12-2010 02:14 AM

Nice save on the first attempt! I have a picture of one of these on my workbench. I need to turn it into real wood. Yours looks great.

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and now time to work!!!

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#4 posted 08-12-2010 03:46 AM

Cool design, almost looks a cube at first glance. I like your choice of woods.

-- Dave, Southern IL.,

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#5 posted 08-12-2010 08:18 AM

just beautiful,
love the colour choice and the idea of the lazy susan.

-- Theresa,

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#6 posted 08-12-2010 11:03 AM

Great looking board and design.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#7 posted 08-12-2010 01:14 PM

Looks great.
A fun looking build on my list of to do’s.

Thanks for posting

-- Safety first because someone needs you.

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#8 posted 08-12-2010 02:39 PM

sweeeet. cool ideas.

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Jim Crockett (USN Retired)

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#9 posted 08-13-2010 02:57 AM

Very nice. The woods work very well together and I really like the idea of making it into a lazy susan. Bet you’ll get lots of comments when you have company for dinner!

Great job!


-- A veteran is someone who, at one point in his/her life, wrote a blank check made payable to "The United States of America," for an amount of "up to and including his/her life".

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#10 posted 08-14-2010 12:08 AM

Awesome looking design. Great job.

-- ~Jason~ , Albuquerque NM

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#11 posted 09-03-2010 03:20 PM

I missed this before. It looks great.
That color combination is cool.


-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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