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Project by degoose posted 12-30-2010 04:58 AM 2439 views 2 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I had some pieces left over from the SPalm 2 step board… and my good mate John admired the larger board so much… I made this for him… to use in his bar..
Last pic is a teaser… you all know me … I like adding another pic to the show… this is John’s bar… I have just about finished installing a foot rail..

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





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lilredweldingrod

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#1 posted 12-30-2010 05:08 AM

Hey Larry, Is this a speak easy? You know like we had during prohibition. Now I know why they took your guns first. Now they are taking your beer. lol Great looking bar. Did you do the woodwork as well? Rand

PS I’m teasing the tease.

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fernandoindia

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#2 posted 12-30-2010 05:12 AM

OK, now I see where those XXXX gold come from. Neat idea swapping leftovers. ;)

Larry the best for you & family and your mate John. Thank you for sharing your knowledge to all newcomers.

Take care

-- Back home. Fernando

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matt garcia

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#3 posted 12-30-2010 05:26 AM

Nice thoughtful gift, Larry!!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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a1Jim

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#4 posted 12-30-2010 05:29 AM

Looks cool . super neat. Did you know it’s out of square ? LOL

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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patron

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#5 posted 12-30-2010 05:58 AM

had me worried
i thought you have been working to much
what with the silver hair and all

but it is your bud john

sweet little board

and good idea
with the handrail
for getting back up in the morning
after a long night at the bar

-- 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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Monty Queen

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#6 posted 12-30-2010 06:09 AM

Nice job again on your boards they are awesome.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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Karson

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#7 posted 12-30-2010 06:35 AM

Scraps are great. Nice utilization.

Beautiful

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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kcrandy

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#8 posted 12-30-2010 06:56 AM

Wish I could be there to order a gin and tonic and watch them cut the lime on that board.

-- Caulk and paint are a poor carpenter's best friends

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lanwater

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#9 posted 12-30-2010 07:43 AM

For the couple of times I made boards, I came up short.
You got leftovers and on the top of that you made a very nice board with them.

Great job as always!

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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ellen35

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#10 posted 12-30-2010 01:30 PM

Love the board. The little ones are so easy to just pull out when you need them.
I made a bunch for the fair and sold every one… called them “bar boards”... not so imaginative but it worked!

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

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#11 posted 12-30-2010 02:25 PM

Good looking, Larry.

The board, not you!

Lee

-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com

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Jamie Speirs

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#12 posted 12-30-2010 02:35 PM

I like that board, it is an amazing piece to look at.

I’m still at the offcut off a plank of Beech.

Jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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SPalm

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#13 posted 12-30-2010 05:14 PM

Nice Larry.
Wow, you can turn cutoffs into gold.
Good job, and a happy recipient.
Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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GaryD

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#14 posted 12-30-2010 07:02 PM

As usual, nice job with the scraps.

-- Gary, Little River,SC I've Learned that the Lord didn't do it all in one day and neither can I

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Jonathan

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#15 posted 12-30-2010 07:20 PM

Was that shape chosen to maximize the use of the scraps, or to fit into a certain space at John’s bar, or maybe some other reason?

Whatever the reasoning, great use of scrap!

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

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