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  1. Headed for the USA

    This Spiral Lazy Larry was commissioned by a friend for his sister who resides in the states.. so this will go over as a Christmas present along with a Baguette board. All up he ordered 7 Lazy Larrys, 4 Baguette boards, 3 cheese boards and two bandsaw boxes… come over and did all his Xmas...
  2. Funny thing happened on the way to a work bench

    Check out my new work bench. Solid New Guinea Rose Wood, I wont bother you with the details of how much that timber cost me. Talk about handing over amunition to the enemy, my wife has been giving me curry ever since I told her. I know, why tell her. Well she asked, insistently. And I live...
  3. Frivolity

    This little bit of frivolity is still not counted in the 150 which is just off track at the moment… am building an entertainment unit for a plasma TV using New Guinea Rosewood and a coffee table in Queensland Red Cedar. Made from Silver Ash with thin arced stripes of New Guinea Rosewood. Just...
  4. One up, one down and one up

    The name refers to the way the pattern looks to me,. This board is made from the last strips of the timber I bevel rip cut to make some Tumbling Block Endgrain Butcher Blocks. When I ripped the wide boards these were the pieces left over so I just did a glue up and then cross cut and rolled and...
  5. Finally the Apothecary Cabinet.

    Nearly 7 years in the making… 35 drawers hundreds of box joints, sanded, glued, routed, laser engraved… hours of work… Those who remember when I started this, may not believe that it is finally finished… Laser engraved with names of various spices what will live in the drawers… Actually a...
  6. Proudest WW moment (to date)

    Background Some of you may of been thinking that I had given up the woodworking all together given my lack of post lately. Well I have fallen into the wood workers trap, one of them anyway. Too many projects and none getting finished. This is not all my fault but some serious procrastination...
  7. Scalloped Spiral Lazy Larry

    The Lazy Larry from the 6th part of the blog is finished and ready for your perusal. Purple heart and New Guinea Rosewood with accent stripe of Silver Ash. Approximately 20 " in diameter. Fourth pic has it in the 'inspirations chair' There is still another part to the blog to come.. just a...
  8. Side Table from Sturt

    This Christmas I went to The Sturt School in Mittagong to attend their summer school. Sturt has a School of Woodworking and they ran programs in wood turning, marquetry and 'Making a Side Table'. Making the side table was a basic course but I really wanted to get away for a week for a wood...
  9. Eleven Stripes...

    Actually there are more than eleven stripes but there are eleven striped boards… these were made a few weeks ago for the market inventory… Various sizes and various timbers…including Silver ash, purple heart, euro walnut, euro wild cherry, tassie myrtle, tassie blackwood, queen ebony and new...
  10. Even the wife liked it

    She liked it a lot actually. The finish used is Behandla Wood Treatment Oil. It is from Ikea. My instructions are, every day for a week, every week for a month and every month for a year. So I needed some help on the first day, as I was busy. Sooo SWMBO helped out, and she did not scream...
  11. Galley doors for the Catamaran...

    I have finished all the work that I am going to do on these… the final clear coat of varnish [or whatever finish they choose] will be done later by the client, as will the fitting… So these are kind of a finished project… to let you see how they will look I have brushed some mineral turpentine...
  12. Chess Table #2

    Another older project. A friend at work commissioned this for her Husband.. a chess fanatic. The legs and apron and border are New Guinea Rosewood… the board is Silver Ash and NGR with surround and inlay of QS Silky Oak,,, the inserts are proud of the table. Again M and T joinery with timber...
  13. Bathroom redo

    Had an old house that needed the bathroom redoing, so I ripped out the old gungy vanity unit and made one from New Guinea Rosewood to the same dimensions and shape as the original chipboard one, added a mirror, painted the walls, added the architrave and picture rail. Redid the tiles on the...
  14. Fish Tank Stand.

    Cabinet to put a fishtank on. Recycled pine with a stripe of New Guinea Rosewood down the centre of the doors. To the right of the cabinet you will see a small section of another stand ,.. this is what she thought she was getting! Fielded [read raised] panels in frames for sides and doors and a...
  15. A Game Of Darts...

    Here is the finished project that started with a pair of doors… The frames are Narra… [New Guinea Rosewood] with Queensland Maple for the panels and carcass… the wooden hinges are made from Tasmanian Blackwood. The unit will be mounted to the wall using a french cleat…
  16. Long grain end grain...

    New Guinea Rosewood…
  17. "Patron Double Curve" Cheese Board

    Here's to you, David. From a project by Patron came the inspiration and the method for this board. You are right, things are definitely jumping here at LJ's. I think that there will be a lot more innovative thinking from here on in. I selected some straight grained NGR for this project to...
  18. Zig Zag Woven Baguette Board

    This is the latest design from Lazy Larry Woodworks. I was inspired by 'Nahm' on 'This Old House', when I saw the border of a parquetry floor in a 4 storey walkup Brownstone in Brooklyn. You can find inspiration everywhere. Timber used are New Guinea Rosewood, and European Wild Cherry for the...
  19. Sign of the times..

    I wanted something special for number 100. ..Cut on the Torque Work Centre from New Guinea Rosewood and then laminated onto a large board of Silver Ash. Just on 5' long. This will be on the stand at the Working with Wood show in Melbourne next month.. Remember if you are there to come and say...
  20. Something for Steph

    Two projects in almost two weeks, what is going on? Well, I was talking to my sister and told her there might be something made by me in her hamper this year depending on how things go. Her response was "Hey thats not fair, you cannot build up my hopes with a maybe". The hamper is going mum...
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