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Project by LoydMoore posted 08-29-2013 12:31 AM 1204 views 3 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The 3D design was a learning project. It measures 11” and is made from Walnut, Cherry and Maple with a Hickory inlay.

I did learn a lot.
1. I need better control when cutting the angles
2. Any error is magnified the further you get from the center
3. Heavy duty rubber bands hurt like heck when they pop

On the next try I will make the individual hexagons smaller.

The larger lazy susan is 16” and made from Walnut and Maple with a Hickory inlay.

-- Loyd, San Angelo, TX http:www.moorewoodenboxes.com





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kdc68

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#1 posted 08-29-2013 12:49 AM

Wow…A beautiful outcome from your learning experiences…well done!

-- Measure "at least" twice and cut once

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GaryD

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#2 posted 08-29-2013 01:14 AM

Looks good from here

-- Gary, Little River,SC I've Learned that the Lord didn't do it all in one day and neither can I

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cutworm

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#3 posted 08-29-2013 01:18 AM

Absolutely awesome!

-- Steve - "Never Give Up"

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don1960

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#4 posted 08-29-2013 01:39 AM

I think what you learned is that you’re one heck of a woodworker. Beautiful.

-- -- Don from PA

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Jim Jakosh

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#5 posted 08-29-2013 03:00 AM

Outstanding pieces!!!!!!!!!!

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

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BobWemm

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#6 posted 08-29-2013 04:44 AM

If I could achieve that result with a “Learning” experience, I would be extremely happy.
Congratulations and well done.

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better.

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lumberdustjohn

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#7 posted 08-29-2013 12:22 PM

Nice work. Thanks for posting

-- Safety first because someone needs you.

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Joe Weaver

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#8 posted 08-29-2013 12:33 PM

very nice

-- Joe, Ga

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freddyaudiophile

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#9 posted 08-29-2013 12:59 PM

Truly exceptional work. What did you use on these for a finish?

-- freddyaudiophile, Fredericton, NB, Canada

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LoydMoore

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#10 posted 08-29-2013 02:10 PM

Boiled Linseed Oil

2 coats Danish Oil

5 coats wipe on poly

spit polished with Menzerna yellow compound and diluted Dawn dish soap.

Takes three days but actual labor is only about 30 minuted

-- Loyd, San Angelo, TX http:www.moorewoodenboxes.com

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Ronald G Campbell

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#11 posted 08-29-2013 11:00 PM

Very well done.

-- Ron Campbell https://www.facebook.com/ronald.g.campbell

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JJones98042

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#12 posted 08-30-2013 09:52 AM

Spectacular projects! Well done!

-- "Keep thy airspeed up, lest the earth come from below and smite thee." - William Kershner

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Fishinbo

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#13 posted 09-03-2013 03:35 PM

Both look amazing! Like the beautiful patterns and wood combo and the finish set it off. Great job!

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