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Project by Dusty56 posted 2260 days ago 2955 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I had a strip of Flame Birch about 1&1/4” wide by 7’ long and 3/4” thick…hhmmmm , what can I possibly make from that ? .....Well , I made this Lazy Susan for your approval after adding a bearing from Woodcraft to the bottom and finishing it with Minwax Wood Sheen Natural.

As of August 11th 2008 , this prized possession of mine became a birthday present for a dear friend that admired it so much and hasn’t stopped talking about it since she first saw it posted here . At least I know it’s in good hands and I can visit it any time that I want to ! hahahahaa…..L O L !!

  • : ) HAPPY BIRTHDAY , Patricia !!! : ) *

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!





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Scott Bryan

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#1 posted 2260 days ago

Dusty,

This is a nice piece. It is something that you don’t see very often but is very useful, especially on a table.

I like this.

Thanks for the post.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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jockmike2

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#2 posted 2260 days ago

Very pretty grain and nice finish. mike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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teenagewoodworker

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#3 posted 2260 days ago

that has some nice figure. I have a piece right now but it doesn’t have nearly as much figure as that. thanks for the post.

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trifern

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#4 posted 2259 days ago

That is some stunning wood grain. Thank you for sharing.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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CharlieM1958

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#5 posted 2259 days ago

Beautiful and useful item!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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gator9t9

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#6 posted 2259 days ago

Hey nice yes good job ….I bet Susan would be proud of you ….

-- Mike in Bonney Lake " If you are real real real good your whole life, You 'll be buried in a curly maple coffin when you die."

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bigguy

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#7 posted 2259 days ago

Very pretty.

-- Thank God for sawdust... Ron. Gilroy, CA

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woodworm

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#8 posted 2083 days ago

Your Lady Susan really convinced me to try out Minwax Natural Wood Sheen.
It’s in my Nov 2008 PO list.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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matt garcia

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#9 posted 2036 days ago

I too love flamed birch. It is beautiful, just like your lazy Susan!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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