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Small Bright Oak Lazy Susan

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Project by WoodMosaics posted 09-30-2008 11:44 PM 2983 views 4 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my “Small Bright Oak” Lazy Susan. The measurements are 12” across (13” tip to tip) and 2” high. This lazy susan has 6 kinds of wood, all the natural colors. There are 304 pieces in the overlay, 80 diamonds and 224 triangles. The type of wood used is listed on the bottom from the center out. On this lazy susan, starting from the center is (1) “Tulipwood” and (2) “Satinwood” from Brazil, (3) “Purpleheart” from Central or South America, (4) “Hackberry” from Missouri, (5) “Wenge” from West Africa, and (6) “Oak” from Missouri.

The pattern is based on the “Lone Star” quilt pattern. The design extends over the edge to within ¼” of the table top it sits on. The stationary base is hidden on the inside, behind the edge.

On the bottom I signed it, listed the wood, and dated it. After the date the words “Foot Cut” let you know I made it on my foot powered table saw.

This picture shows another view of the Lazy Susan

LS Sm Brigh Oak

Video

Now this video again was made by Tara (weirdwolf) from Etsy.com. She can take the credit for the good picture quality of this video.

Thank you for looking,
Robin Tucker, the maker of Wood Mosaics

-- It’s not so much what we know that causes the trouble, it’s what we know that’s not so.





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Jerry

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#1 posted 10-01-2008 12:53 AM

Robin, this is a beautiful piece of craftsmanship.

-- Jerry, Tennessee

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#2 posted 10-01-2008 02:09 AM

nice looking lazy susan Robin.
the selected colors and pattern look great.

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#3 posted 10-01-2008 02:56 AM

That is a work of art! Shows a lot of attention to the details.

-- Brian, Lebanon PA, If you aren’t having fun doing it, find something else to do.

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#4 posted 10-01-2008 12:29 PM

Beautiful lazy susan. Thanks for sharing.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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#5 posted 10-02-2008 03:48 AM

Absolutely gorgeous !!

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#6 posted 03-22-2011 04:46 PM

Beautiful work. Looks like all end grain up. How about a tutorial?

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WoodMosaics

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#7 posted 03-22-2011 05:15 PM

Hi jat; Look at my blog.

-- It’s not so much what we know that causes the trouble, it’s what we know that’s not so.

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