Open weave Lazy Larry #6: A crosscutting video...

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Blog entry by degoose posted 07-21-2011 05:12 AM 8674 reads 17 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 5: Setting up for cross cutting. Part 6 of Open weave Lazy Larry series Part 7: Waiting for the glue to dry... »

No explanation required… just watch..

Here is the dry fit after all the pieces have been cut…

I did not show the cutting of the background Huon Pine peices .. I figure you know how this was done…. all cut at the first stop.. and again keeping them in order for grain flow…

-- Don't drink and use power tools @

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#1 posted 07-21-2011 05:20 AM

becoming quite the video producer Larry…weaves are on my to-do list..only problem is that list keeps getting longer not shorter!!

-- "It is tempting, if the only tool you have is a hammer, to treat everything as if it were a nail." -Abraham Maslow

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Joe Lyddon

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#2 posted 07-21-2011 05:35 AM

That TWO Stop setup sure makes it easier and more accurate doesn’t it?

Really COOL!

Didn’t a speck of sawdust come out of the saw! Awesome!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:

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#3 posted 07-21-2011 06:11 AM

Love the use of the magnet stops. Brilliant. And it looks like you had some fun with the chalk and eraser video too. Thanks Larry.

-- Beth, Oklahoma, Rambling Road Designs

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#4 posted 07-21-2011 06:13 AM

This is just not fair Larry, when I first lay eye’s on this style board 3 yrs. ago I had to figure this one out on my own, this new generation of LJ are just spoon… your the cat meow mate great job lecturen the next’s generation. I still have your bottle caps just waiting for the pony express to stop by…take care Blkcherry

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#5 posted 07-21-2011 07:27 AM

Great Video Larry!

Now that you got the class all warmed up (and spoon fed :)) let’s go for the circle weave.

Seriously thank you for all the info you are putting out.

I have learned a lot through these blogs and you are a great teach; I am proud to be your student.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#6 posted 07-21-2011 08:01 AM

Thank you very much for putting this together Larry. I really do appreciate it. I can see one of these in my (near)future.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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#7 posted 07-21-2011 02:10 PM

Thanks for the taking the time and providing a great instructional for us to learn and observe. The series is well done.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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#8 posted 07-21-2011 03:22 PM

I need to make a apology to Larry and all LJ’s for my above comment. It guys like Larry and other here who have made this site what it is today a great forum for sharing and teaching other the craft of woodworking. My comment about spoon feeding technique was in extreme bad taste and for this I sorry if I offend anyone….Wilson aka Blkcherry

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Jim Bertelson

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#9 posted 07-21-2011 04:27 PM

Thanks Larry, it is great to see the hardware in action. Enjoying the build…........

-- Jim, Anchorage Alaska

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#10 posted 07-21-2011 07:50 PM

blackcherry: I don’t think there is any reason to appologize. There is no harm in your comment; it was fun.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#11 posted 07-22-2011 04:03 AM

Good one Larry. Great idea to use the Magswitches as depth stops.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#12 posted 07-22-2011 07:36 AM

I like the classes, it makes it easier to understand how to make such a project.

You use a sawblade with little leeth for the cross-cutting, why not use one with more teeth??


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#13 posted 07-23-2011 07:41 PM

cool vido thanks for sharing

-- self proclaimed copycat

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#14 posted 07-26-2011 06:19 AM

I should have waited on the video of this weave, instead I did on my own, with a fair bit of trial and error. I’m glad to see the video.

-- Taigert - Milan, IN

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#15 posted 07-27-2011 05:01 PM

Great job! This will help so many people grow as a woodworker. I know Blackcherry and he’s a great guy. There are some things that are hard to figure out for any of us. This site is for all that truly LOVE Woodworking. We all need help once in a while. Well I do LOL …..

Look fwd to the next one.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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