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Project by Monte Pittman posted 10-27-2012 04:34 AM 975 views 0 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Beetle pine with 5 coats of tung Oil. Inspired by TZH cake stand. One is 14×14 and the other is 13×13. I have a small show on Monday.

Thanks for looking

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.





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MonteCristo

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#1 posted 10-27-2012 05:20 AM

Neat design ! Quite a color dufference between the two. Is that typical of the beetle kill wood ?

-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""

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jaykaypur

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#2 posted 10-27-2012 10:39 AM

Nice and simple project. Good job. I like these a lot.

What do you use as the pivot point?

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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bowtie

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#3 posted 10-27-2012 10:49 AM

Good looking lazy susans, you have a nice finish that really makes the pines grain POP.

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru.... cccedar.com

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Monte Pittman

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#4 posted 10-27-2012 12:17 PM

I buy the bearings from Amazon.

Dwight, the blue stain only effects the sapwood. So heartwood stays true.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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Roger

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#5 posted 10-27-2012 12:55 PM

That is some beautiful grained wood.

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

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#6 posted 10-27-2012 01:02 PM

looks great monte.hope you have good luck monday at your show.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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Jim Jakosh

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#7 posted 10-27-2012 01:26 PM

That is real beautiful wood you have in those lazy susans. I wish you good luck at your show!!.........Jim

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

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TZH

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#8 posted 10-27-2012 03:27 PM

Monte, ya gotta show the underside so I can figure out how to copy your design. First thing someone asked me when they saw my cake/pizza stand (yeah, they asked if it was a pizza stand) was if it spins. Thought about it, and lazy susan came to mind. Nice job, by the way, and really nice pine beetle coloring.

TZH

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Monte Pittman

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#9 posted 10-27-2012 04:11 PM

Here’s the bottom

If you’ve done lazy susans before, you screw bearing on the bottom first, then drill a single holein bottom that lines up with the holes in top of bearing. Insert screws through the hole to attach the top.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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TZH

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#10 posted 10-27-2012 05:16 PM

Thanks, Monte. Sounds fairly easy to do. I was imagining the lazy susan being attached to a center pedestal, and didn’t even think about the lazy susan being the central pedestal. Please let us know how your show goes, and the kind of feedback you get. Thanks.

TZH

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Sodabowski

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#11 posted 10-27-2012 09:33 PM

Seems you’ve got an unlimited supply of that beetle kill pine! I love the blue color it induces in the wood. I’ll have to check if we’ve got similar pests here in France ;)

-- Holy scrap Barkman!

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gfadvm

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#12 posted 10-28-2012 01:55 AM

That is some wild color and grain in those. The finish really brings it out. These are the first square lazy susans that I recall. Bet they sell fast. Think this could be done without the bearing thing? Use a BIG dowel section for the pivot? Maybe a thin slice of wood between top and bottom to stabilize it? I may give this a try.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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Blackie_

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#13 posted 11-01-2012 11:40 AM

Nice lazy Susans Monte

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