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Forum topic by DonJ posted 12-10-2013 03:26 PM 622 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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12-10-2013 03:26 PM

I need some quick help. I’m making a Lazy Susan for my wife for Christmas; it will be around 18 inches in diameter. My question is, what size of hardware should I get? It will be used on the table to put various items on during dinner. My thought is to have a 15 – 17” diameter hardware for stability, but being a non-engineer, I usually tend to ‘over engineer’ things. Thanks so much.

-- Don, San Antonio, TX

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#1 posted 12-11-2013 01:15 AM

I think a 12” turntable would be more than adequate. I make some lazy susan bowls and make my own hardware which is way smaller in comparison.

-- I,ve had amnesia for as long as I can remember. Vernon

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#2 posted 12-11-2013 02:47 AM

I used 12” LS hardware for a 30” D painting Lazy Susan. Works very good

-- Rustfever, Central California

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#3 posted 12-11-2013 12:07 PM

A 6” would carry that load if you make a larger base.

-- Kepy

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