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How to Use the Lazy Susan bearing

Our photos show the 6 inch lazy susan in use, with MDF cut-out circles, the instructions apply to the 4 inch bearing and the 12 inch bearing as well.

Picture showing how to Centre the bearing on the base.

1. Centre the bearing on the base, use the smaller hole side.

Picture showing how to Mark all 4 holes ready for drilling.

2. Mark all 4 holes ready for drilling, make sure you keep the bearing in the centre.

Picture showing how to Move the bearing away when drilling the 4 holes.

3. Move the bearing away when drilling the 4 holes - keeping the dust away from the bearing... the holes must suit your SCREWS OR BOLTS.

Picture showing how to Mark the place for the large hole to go right through.

4. Now sit the bearing back on and mark the place where you will drill a larger hole to mount the top, big enough to get the screw head through.

Picture showing how to Drill the larger hole, about 12mm

5. Drill the larger hole (about 12mm dia) right through so that you can get access to screw the top onto the bearing.

Picture showing how to Screw the bearing onto the base.

6. Now clear all the dust away, and screw the bearing onto the base.

Picture showing how Sit the top onto the bearing.

7. Sit the top onto the bearing.

Picture showing how to turn it over.

8. Get ready to turn the whole thing onto its back.

Picture showing how to Turn it over.

9. Turn it over

Picture showing how Turn it over.

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Picture showing Place something heavy on top.

11. Place something heavy on top so it won't move when you centre it.

Picture showing how to Mark 4 holes.

12. Mark 4 holes as you rotate the big hole around.

Picture showing how to Mark the next hole.

13. Mark the next hole.

Picture showing how to drill the rest of the holes.

14. Now lift off the base and drill all four holes, to suit your screws. NOTE: DON'T DRILL ALL THE WAY THROUGH!

Picture showing Place the top on the base.

15. Clear all the dust away, and place the base onto the top.

Picture showing how to Place the base onto the top.

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Screw on the top.

17. Take your screws and screw the bearing to the top. Make sure your screws are not too long, you don't want them going out the top...

Picture showing the finished lazy susan

18. It's finished now, you can decorate it, or unscrew it, decorate it and then put it back together, you choose.

 

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