Christmas Present for Mom

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Project by WoodChips_Mac posted 12-08-2013 04:52 PM 1021 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My Parents bought a new dining room table that is square in shape and rather large to accommodate when all the family is there. She asked if I could make a Lazy Susan for her, so I decided to make her one for Christmas.

It’s made of Ipe (top and base), measures 22 1/4” across and has a 12” lazy susan mechanism. I put “no slide” material on the bottom to keep it from sliding across the table when turned. Its finished with 2 coats of high build Polyurethane.

Thanks for looking!

-- "Still Learning"

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#1 posted 12-08-2013 06:48 PM

That’s a really nice way to keep mom happy….
Give her what she wants!!!

Well done also!!!

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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#2 posted 12-08-2013 06:57 PM

Very nice. What was your method for cutting the circle?


-- Kevin

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#3 posted 12-08-2013 07:02 PM

i made a quick jig to attach to my trim router and made several passes, getting deeper each time until i made it all the way through.

-- "Still Learning"

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#4 posted 12-08-2013 08:51 PM

Well done. Should be very useful on that big table. I bet that your Mom will love it.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#5 posted 12-12-2013 04:13 PM

Beautiful wood and finish, I’m sure your Mom loves it. Great job!

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#6 posted 12-12-2013 06:39 PM

You did a nice job on it and I think she’ll love it.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#7 posted 12-12-2013 06:43 PM


-- "Still Learning"

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