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Project by degoose posted 255 days ago 1170 views 0 times favorited 27 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made these last weekend…had to pull an all-nighter…
Jarrah columns turned on a CNC lathe and fluted with a 4th axis CNC router… bases were pocketed to receive the columns… also on a CNC router…Acrylic engraved and cut with a laser…
I know you think this takes all the fun out of woodworking… did I mention I pulled an all-nighter sanding and polishing all the timber work and then hand rubbing with tung oil finish, prior to assembly.
Last two pics show the unfinished components.

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

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#1 posted 255 days ago

Nice job Larry! Bet they were a big hit in the winner’s circle.

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#2 posted 255 days ago

Looking good Larry, nice job. Lots of work no matter how it’s completed.

-- If you believe you can or can not do a thing, you are correct.

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Sam Shakouri

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#3 posted 255 days ago

Wheel in the air. Very nice, Larry.

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....

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#4 posted 255 days ago

Sorry Sam I am thinking that the work is worth both wheels in the air!

But not on my K1100 BMW! too big and I am too old, scary thought though!

Oh… and well done Larry!! bloody nice work mate!

-- Regards Robert

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#5 posted 255 days ago

Psst, I don’t see a LLWW logo?

-- Regards Robert

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#6 posted 255 days ago

And worthy of another look.

Are they scaled down from 1st, 2nd, 3rd or is it just the photos?

-- Regards Robert

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Monte Pittman

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#7 posted 255 days ago

Really nice. These are much better than from the store.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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#8 posted 255 days ago

I think the fun part in professional woodworking must be in delivering wonderful products and getting well paid for for them.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#9 posted 255 days ago

They look great Larry…looks like you have the CNC machines working overtime.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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#10 posted 255 days ago

How could this take all the fun out of woodworking?? Look at all the neat machines!

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

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#11 posted 255 days ago

Beautiful work Larry.

Nice jobs.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware †

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#12 posted 255 days ago

so how does this work mate, you put all the parts into the laser machine, close the top, and then presto, all of these finished trophies…wow what a machine mate…when you get a new machine, you really get the right one, ive got a kitchen cnc…most people call it a mixer, but hey, i put all the ingredients into the bowl, turn it on, and wow it will make a loaf of bread…:))

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#13 posted 255 days ago

i love the “keep me awake” water bottles throughout the pictures..

my sons boycscout pack made trophies one year and they consisted of a 4×5 piece of pine with sharpie marker that said 1st 2nd 3rd etc. i immediaitly went up to the guy in charge and said i would make next years haha..thanks for sharing

-- "the hard jobs will take a while..the impossible will take a bit longer"

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Jim Bertelson

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#14 posted 255 days ago

Where’s my trophy…..............???

Youse is gettin’ your money’s worth out of that machine….........those are first class work… sure to keep a sample for your salesman suitcase…...........

-- Jim, Anchorage Alaska

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#15 posted 255 days ago

Great looking trophies! Those “all nighters” are neither as fun nor as easy as they used to be, are they? Hang in there, it was worth it.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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