here's my tight weave lazy susan

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Project by tommyd posted 09-10-2010 10:19 PM 1561 views 5 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

First thanks to degoose and dustbunny for their blogs. made from mahogany and maple. with blo and lacquer finish. all comments welcome

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#1 posted 09-10-2010 10:42 PM

Nicely done !
I think I’ll put this on my list of Christmas gifts to make this year.
Thanks for posting.

-- - " If you want square work, You don't cut corners. " - -- Tom Goodman, Santa Maria, CA.

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#2 posted 09-11-2010 12:03 AM

Beautiful! Just beautiful! WOW!

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

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#3 posted 09-11-2010 12:32 AM

Beautiful, but I have to ask. How did you put the raised rim on the lazy susan.

I just added it to my favorites list.

-- "A goal without a plan is a wish."

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#4 posted 09-11-2010 12:44 AM

Tommy you have taken classic design… and made it yours… I love the way the rim is … and I too would like to have you blog your method of construction of the rim… I already know how the weave is made…LOL

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

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#5 posted 09-11-2010 01:13 AM

sweet !

very well done .

-- 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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#6 posted 09-11-2010 02:29 AM

Wow !!
This is gorgeous !!
I like the rim also. How did you do that ?


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#7 posted 09-11-2010 03:46 AM

Very Nice. I mean very nice.

Yes, more info on the rim.


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#8 posted 09-11-2010 04:23 AM

Now that is Real Nice! Thanks for sharing…

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#9 posted 09-11-2010 07:31 AM

Thanks for all the kind comments. As far as the ring goes I don’t have pictures of the process but the weave is only 1/4’ thick glued to a 3/4” plywood than the ring is a segmented ring which is notched out to fit over the weave and than put on a lathe and turned. Hope this helps.

-- Life is too short for negative drama & petty things. So laugh insanely, love truly and forgive quickly!

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#10 posted 09-11-2010 11:45 AM

This is a really nice lazy susan. I generally find lazies to be quite drab..but this one is fantastic. It looks like a PIE! Lovely!

-- Homer : "Oh, and how is education supposed to make me feel smarter? Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain."

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#11 posted 09-11-2010 12:07 PM

Great looking work!

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

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#12 posted 09-11-2010 02:41 PM

It looks good enough to eat.

-- Mike Fritz, Verona, NJ

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#13 posted 09-11-2010 04:27 PM

That’s mighty fine.

-- Gary, Florida.

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#14 posted 09-11-2010 08:38 PM


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