How to Make a DIY Lazy Susan

Susan I am but "lazy" is not a word in my vocabulary...

How to Make a Lazy Susan

I love to keep busy and I love to create...

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Today I'm using a large wooden plate very much like this one I found at the thrift store. You could use any kind of plate or platter. 

How to Make a Lazy Susan

I gave the plate a coat of black chalky paint then a coat of  White over the top when the black dried. 

I used 220 grit sand paper to lightly sand off some of the white so the Graphite showed through.

Using one of my favorite Vintage Sign Stencils from Knick of Time.

I used the black paint once again to stencil the image onto the plate. 

When the stencil was dry I sealed the paint. 

How to Make a Lazy Susan

Lazy Susan bearings are added to the bottom of the plate with E6000 glue.

How to Make a Lazy Susan

In no time that old wooden plate is ready for the center of the table.

How to Make a Lazy Susan

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I am Susan, the author and creator at Homeroad. I am a wife, mother of 4 daughters, and a grandmother of 5 and counting. I am a retired teacher, a DIY blogger and an artist at heart. .