Archive: June, 2011

How To Construct An 8″ Round Table With Lazy Susan Part 1

This series of posts will show the construction process of the 8″ Diameter round table will an inset lazy susan.  Following are 2 drawing of the basic math and cross section of the top.     An important step is to build a platform without any twist (wind) that would translate into the top. Cross [...]

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Carving on a hollow ball

  The biggest challenge for me so far, other than doing the layout drawing was to figure out how to hold the ball while carving and not break it since the glue joints are so small.    This jig allowed me to support the ball from the part of the ball taking the pressure of [...]

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Round dining table with inset lazy susan

This is a concept model for an 8′ round dining table with an inset lazy susan.  The top will be veneered with shop sawn radially laid walnut veneers in 6 separate sections. The edge banding inside and out will be steam bent black walnut. The table top is 2 1/4″ thick with a multilayer resin impregnated honeycomb core for strength and [...]

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