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Project by johnnymo posted 01-14-2012 11:44 PM 1453 views 2 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My wife has a hard time reaching into the back of this cupboard that she keeps her spices and vitamins in so I decided that a couple of lazy susans for these two areas were long overdue.
The wood was from a pallet that I cut apart and the whole project was glued and screwed together.
They are 18” in diameter and the small shelf in the center is 9” in diameter.
Both were finished with three coats of General Finishes Poly/Acrylic Semi-Gloss topcoat.

-- John in Arizona (but it's a dry heat!)





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eddy

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#1 posted 01-15-2012 02:15 AM

cool work
came out nice john

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#2 posted 01-15-2012 03:42 AM

Cool design. I bet your wife appreciates it so much.

-- Doug - Make an effort to live by the slogan "We try harder"

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#3 posted 01-15-2012 04:26 AM

Good Job John I bet your wife was happy to have a pair of these babies.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#4 posted 01-15-2012 04:32 AM

Nice job John! How did you cut the large diameters? On a bandsaw?

-- Randy Morter, Phoenix, AZ

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#5 posted 01-15-2012 07:10 AM

Great idea, John!....................Jim (also in Arizona for the winter…but it is cold today!)

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

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#6 posted 01-15-2012 07:19 AM

Nice Project! Very well done!

-- COMMON SENSE Is Like Deodorant. The People Who need It Most, Never Use It.

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#7 posted 01-15-2012 08:28 AM

Hi Randy. Sorry to say, I don’t own a bandsaw. I actually cut the diameters on the tablesaw. I put a runner on a piece of plywood, positioned the square work piece so that the diameter of the finished piece lined up with tablesaw blade and nailed through the center of the workpiece into the sled. I then proceeded to cut the corners on the work piece until I was left with something that was close to a circle. From that point I was able to slowly spin the workpiece until a perfect circle was completed.

-- John in Arizona (but it's a dry heat!)

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#8 posted 01-15-2012 04:13 PM

I have an aunt that gets offended whenever I say “Lazy Susan”. I think it’s because she’s lazy…

Great job, they look fantastic!

-Jim; aka “Stumpy Nubs”
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#9 posted 01-18-2012 03:51 AM

Clever John!

-- Randy Morter, Phoenix, AZ

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