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This lazy susan is made from Purple Heart, Celery Top Pine and New Guinea Rosewood… the border is Blue Gum…
The trick to the Louis Cube pattern is being able to cut precise diamonds with a 60 degree/120 degree corners… I use the Mitre Express from Incra for its accuracy…

-- Don't drink and use power tools @

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#1 posted 01-18-2015 05:07 AM

Very nice! Another reminder to be more creative. Now where can I get some Celery Top Pine??

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and now time to work!!!

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#2 posted 01-18-2015 06:29 AM

cool looking lazy larry

--, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#3 posted 01-18-2015 07:43 AM

The hexagon gives a very neat closure to the pattern

-- Dreaming patterns

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#4 posted 01-18-2015 09:06 AM

very nice love it

-- woodnutbob

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#5 posted 01-18-2015 09:25 AM

That looks great Larry. I think it is the best Louie cube designs I’ve seen. The contrast between the woods is very striking.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#6 posted 01-18-2015 09:56 AM

First time I have seen this done on a Lazy Susan – great idea!

-- "They don't want it perfect - they want it SPECIAL"

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#7 posted 01-18-2015 12:06 PM

Great Job Larry, that is a real eye catcher.
I love the pattern and choice of colours.
Thanks for sharing.


-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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#8 posted 01-18-2015 12:21 PM

Great looking cube , nice contrast and the border gives it more depth.

-- Talent on loan from God,

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#9 posted 01-18-2015 01:24 PM

That’s nice Larry.
I bet it will age really well too.


-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#10 posted 01-18-2015 01:28 PM

You are the master. Beautiful work sir.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#11 posted 01-18-2015 01:42 PM

You are right Larry, the precision of the cut is critical and you have have nailed it perfectly. I am sure the glue up is also tricky. Thanks for sharing such a great project.

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

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#12 posted 01-18-2015 02:00 PM

That’s gorgeous, Larry. You’ve really outdone yourself on this one.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#13 posted 01-18-2015 02:30 PM

Nicely done Larry, can’t get more precise than that. Beautiful!

-- Nick, Virginia,

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#14 posted 01-18-2015 03:08 PM

Looks great Larry and yes, I learned how critical it is to be precise on those 60/120 degree angles.

-- J.C.Sellers, Norcross, Ga. Just cut it right the first time. The best carpenters make the fewest chips.

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#15 posted 01-18-2015 03:26 PM

Beautiful work, just as I expect from you Larry.


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