A Tight Weave

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Blog entry by degoose posted 06-05-2010 11:43 PM 5364 reads 17 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I am still in the process of setting up the stage for the video presentation of routing out the Chip and Dip Lazy Larry in Silky Oak.. [lacewood for our American cousins]..

But in a moment of inspiration, sitting in the Inspirational Chair… enjoying some cool aid…. read XXXX … I thought Why not a tighter weave…this is what I came up with.. a weave of Tasmanian Blackwood… with Silver Ash and Purple Heart accents…

The last part of the slideshow has a few other bits and bobs I am currently working on..

-- Don't drink and use power tools @

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#1 posted 06-05-2010 11:46 PM

Hi Larry,

Getting pretty fancy with the slide shows, huh?

Nice job.


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#2 posted 06-05-2010 11:55 PM

i can say ,

great work ,
cool vid!

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#3 posted 06-06-2010 12:08 AM

Fancy video – and funky music!

I think you should use some James Brown in your next one.

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#4 posted 06-06-2010 12:11 AM

That inspirational chair is getting a workout!!!
Too cool… music, video and woodworking.

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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#5 posted 06-06-2010 12:15 AM

Like the tight weave, Larry and the slick presentation.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging.

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#6 posted 06-06-2010 12:22 AM

Very nice Larry…..You are really getting slick with the video and music. You will be making movies for the theatres before you know it. I have enough trouble just using my still picture camera.

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#7 posted 06-06-2010 12:26 AM

You d Man M8

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#8 posted 06-06-2010 12:28 AM

Ooooh, yeah, I like it! A lot!!!
This looks more like a real weave.
Great video work, too!

I just glued up my strips today… and just happen to have done them in two different woods.

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#9 posted 06-06-2010 12:43 AM

You just keep getting better and better Larry ;-)

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

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#10 posted 06-06-2010 01:02 AM

great looking board Larry, now you need to slow down so the rest of us can catch up, lol.

-- Smitty!!!

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#11 posted 06-06-2010 01:09 AM

Wow Larry. You’re going into warp speed now. Really great stuff.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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#12 posted 06-06-2010 01:10 AM

Larry you inspirational chair will some day go into the hall of fame, yet another great looking board from the chairman. I also hope that the brew master is keeping up with your pace, thanks for sharing and have a great weekend…BC

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#13 posted 06-06-2010 01:47 AM

sweet…we are all dancing here in NAPA….my girls keep saying play it again…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#14 posted 06-06-2010 02:57 AM

Tight weaves look good in hair,
and even better in your boards !!
Nice work : )


-- Imagination rules the world. ~ Napoleon Bonaparte ~

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#15 posted 06-06-2010 03:02 AM

Very nice.. I could have used this video on the first chair I ever made….... :)

-- Chris Adkins,

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