|Project by Ken90712||posted 03-31-2013 03:40 PM||2921 views||25 times favorited||33 comments|
I first saw this on the show NCIS down in Gibbs’s basement. He was doing some woodworking on his Boat and had it on the table. Then it appeared in the woodworking magazine Shopnotes. This was a filler project in between the 11 panel glue of veneer for Blondie’s Bridal chest. With 11 panels requiring both sides to be clamped 4 hours under pressure it’s taking a bit of time.
I made this out of ½ scrap piece of plywood I had laying around and left over Alder. The middle storage area was cut 22.5 degrees. The circle was cut with a router and a quick jig at aprox 19 inches Dia. I drilled holes in two of the stand-offs and cut dadoes in the other two. The hardest part is figuring out what tools you want to put in them for you to make the holes and dadoes sizes.
I didn’t have another piece of ply wood to cut a 2nd circle to make the rail that goes around it. So I used a cpl brass screws, not that it needed it.
I had some brown stain that was a cpl yrs old and figured it might be going bad so why not use it. I think it looked better natural color but what the heck. I sprayed it with a heavy coat of Shellac to keep the sawdust from sticking to it some. I bought a 12 inch lazy susan from Austin’s Hardwoods for about 10 bucks.
Its a fun quick east project to fill in the dead time between glue ups.
All comments welcome.
-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"