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Another order for Xmas… Two Lazy Larrys… for two different tables…
First three photos are of a 550 mm [22 inch] diameter New South Wales Rosewood LL.
The other three are a 450 mm [18 inch] diameter Merbau [from Indonesia] LL.
Both were cut on the bandsaw and then the centres scarfed out to leave a lip….done with the TWC…

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





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Bob Collins

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#1 posted 953 days ago

Nice looking pieces Larry, like the wood and the finish you achieved. Are you going to slow down for X’mas.
Merry Christmas to you and family.

-- Bob C, Australia. I love sharing as long as it is not my tools

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Bob Collins

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#2 posted 953 days ago

Nice looking pieces Larry, like the wood and the finish you achieved. Are you going to slow down for X’mas.
Merry Christmas to you and family.

-- Bob C, Australia. I love sharing as long as it is not my tools

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Tootles

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#3 posted 953 days ago

That rosewood is stunning!

I hope you posted them express. The ladies in the post shop told my missus a few days ago that was a good idea to ensure delivery before the day.

-- I may have lost my marbles, but I still have my love of woodworking

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Eagle1

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#4 posted 953 days ago

Larry another job well done. Keep them up..

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

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amagineer

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#5 posted 953 days ago

Larry; you select the most wonderful grains for your projects. The Rosewood is my favorite, and the merbau has a walnut look which has some nice tones. As the others have said, take some time for yourself and family this Christmas, your deserve it. I wish you and family a wonderful holiday.
-Don

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

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ellen35

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#6 posted 953 days ago

I agree with all that has been said above… especially about the beautiful wood.
Ellen

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

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Jim Jakosh

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#7 posted 953 days ago

Very nice tables,Larry. That TWC doubles as a lathe!! And I’ll bet it is very accruate and flat!

You are getting close to Christmas to get these done. At this rate, you’ll be wrapping on Christmas Eve!!!
...........................Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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rance

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#8 posted 953 days ago

That Merbau is nice, but that Rosewood is gorgeous. It looks like a glue-up from two boards, could you confirm? The grain matching is almost imperceptable.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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Roger

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#9 posted 953 days ago

wow Larry. that Rosewood is awesome. both very nice

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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Jim Bertelson

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#10 posted 953 days ago

The lip on those really sets them apart. The touch of refinement.

Hopefully work will slow down for a week now, then it is wall to wall work for a week…....oh well…......must have sinned somewhere along the way…...................(-:

-- Jim, Anchorage Alaska

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moonls

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#11 posted 953 days ago

The TWC is your best friend in the shop! I love the look of that rosewood too!

-- Lorna, Cape Cod

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helluvawreck

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#12 posted 953 days ago

These are beautiful, Larry.

helluvawreck

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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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SASmith

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#13 posted 953 days ago

That rosewood has wonderful grain.
I like the lip too.

-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois

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peteg

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#14 posted 952 days ago

you’re a machine larry, these are beautiful tops, you wont have any problem getting the money for this lot :: ))

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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lanwater

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#15 posted 952 days ago

There is really nothing to add. Really the rose wood is amazing.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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