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Project by Ken90712 posted 468 days ago 2595 views 24 times favorited 33 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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.

http://50.115.35.242/Ken90712/blog/35256

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!"





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plantek

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#1 posted 468 days ago

Nice job! And functional. I wish I had the room for something like that.
Thanks for posting.

-- If you want it and it's within reason... It's on it's way!

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Dallas

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#2 posted 468 days ago

That looks good but!..........

How did Gibbs get the boat out of the basement? LOL

-- Improvise.... Adapt...... Overcome!

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Ken90712

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#3 posted 468 days ago

THX Plantek,

Dallas I ask my self that very thing…LOL

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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Joe Lyddon

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#4 posted 468 days ago

Beautiful!

COOL man COOL!

Nice change of pace!

Thank you!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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stefang

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#5 posted 468 days ago

Looks very handy and well made too.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Jamie Speirs

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#6 posted 468 days ago

Ken it might be a fill in but it is a great project
It has a Star Trek look to it, just amazing
Looks good in both stained and natural, I think that the natural
just photographs better though.

Jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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woodbutcherbynight

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#7 posted 468 days ago

Nice work.

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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lew

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#8 posted 468 days ago

Neat!
Wonder what rule Gibbs uses for this one?

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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Todd Barrone

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#9 posted 468 days ago

I like that, that’s pretty neat.

-- "Courage is being scared to death but saddling up anyway" John Wayne https://www.facebook.com/BarroneContracting

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degoose

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#10 posted 468 days ago

Jethro would be proud…

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

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Woodbridge

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#11 posted 468 days ago

nice little project -

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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Skylark53

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#12 posted 467 days ago

Cool project. Sure to be very useful.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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clieb91

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#13 posted 467 days ago

I saw these plans and love that show, one of the few TV shows I take the time to follow or even watch. You did a real nice job on this, really like the finish.

CtL

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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Chase

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#14 posted 467 days ago

We shall call it the “lazy lumberjock”! Cool project, everything where you need it.

-- Every neighborhood has an eccentric neighbor. I wondered for years "who was ours?" Then I realized it was me.

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plang

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#15 posted 467 days ago

Great job on a awesome project Ken, but, lol, i believe Jethro might keep an old dirty jar to pour Agent Tobias Fornell a stiff drink in place of your baby powder. Just an assumption.

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