Open weave Lazy Larry #9: Out of the clamps.

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Blog entry by degoose posted 08-04-2011 12:01 PM 8280 reads 21 times favorited 31 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Well the glue has had time to cure… now to take the weave out of the clamps.

A quick trip through the drum sander…

Reasonable flat… now it is off to the bandsaw… onto a circle cutting jig..

A quick pivot..

Now we have cut all the corners off… there will be less to sand so back in the Drum Sander

To show the colour and grain a little mineral spirits..

Tomorrow… a base and bearing… final sand and a few coats of poly.. Might use the Earlex 5000 and a water base finish..

-- Don't drink and use power tools @

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#1 posted 08-04-2011 12:07 PM

great color and contrast BUD

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#2 posted 08-04-2011 02:25 PM

you my friend area cutting board machine ! you pump em out with such precision … keep on degoose!

-- Its not a crack, its a casting imperfection.

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#3 posted 08-04-2011 02:53 PM

Pretty work…

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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#4 posted 08-04-2011 03:27 PM

likey likey…can always count on LJs to keep busy with ideas….now if I could only find the time. So many projects, so little time (& $).

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#5 posted 08-04-2011 03:33 PM

What a beauty has emerged from your shop! The wood selection is perfect. It beats “lazy Susan” by a mile!

-- Lorna, Cape Cod

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#6 posted 08-04-2011 03:50 PM

Nice open weave, Larry. Really bold contrast.

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

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#7 posted 08-04-2011 04:03 PM


Thanks for the “guided tour”. Really love the colors.


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#8 posted 08-04-2011 04:08 PM

That’s a pretty piece, and thanks for the instruction…................

-- Jim, Anchorage Alaska

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#9 posted 08-04-2011 04:21 PM

Beautiful contrasting weave.
Great blog Larry. TK you

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#10 posted 08-04-2011 04:24 PM

Looks great, thanks for posting.

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#11 posted 08-04-2011 04:46 PM

thats a beauty inspired to do one of these some day..yep…im gonna..might put a grizzman twist on it…lol…

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#12 posted 08-04-2011 04:49 PM

WOW! W O W !

That grain sure P O P P E D !!

Georgeous! Beautiful!!

Great work!

Thank you for a very educational bunch of work!

You did a very good job!

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

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#13 posted 08-04-2011 05:05 PM

Have you ever tried shading the ends to make it look like they are actually weaving under, or is that just more distracting from the overall piece? Looks great though. Wish I had a drum sander. :(

-- I'd like to believe Murphy's Law haunts my woodshop, because if it's Karma it would mean I had something to do with it. - K.R.

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#14 posted 08-04-2011 05:08 PM

As always your work is first class Larry…

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#15 posted 08-04-2011 09:05 PM

It looks great Larry.
After that mineral spirit it really popped.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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