walnut stool for my desk

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Project by grizzman posted 06-08-2014 08:51 PM 1635 views 0 times favorited 32 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a stool i made for the walnut desk i won the contest with, as most of you know i have a lot of back problems and can’t sit for any real length of time, but i wanted something i could sit on for the times i do want to sit, so staying within the walnut theme i made a small stool , its made from a 2 inch thick slab of walnut, it has three legs that are wild cherry and the stabilizing wood in the front is a piece of oak, i sanded this down with 600 grit and wet sanded it with the same, after i wiped up the oil and let it dry some i put several coats of Bri wax on it, it sits really well and gives me just what i need, thanks folks for looking in.

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#1 posted 06-08-2014 09:01 PM


VERY NICE! Creative. I like it!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#2 posted 06-08-2014 09:02 PM

Beautiful, Bob!

A three legged stool will never rock! Just ask any old farmer who had to milk cows by hand!!

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#3 posted 06-08-2014 09:03 PM

You have been busy… nice one…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ For lovers of all things timber...

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#4 posted 06-08-2014 09:05 PM

Nice piece, very functional.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#5 posted 06-08-2014 09:10 PM

Another winner Grizz. Nature created a beautiful piece of wood (the walnut) and left the rest up to you. You didn’t disappoint!

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! Lenny, East Providence, RI

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#6 posted 06-08-2014 09:48 PM

Nice job on the stool, Bob!!!!!!!!!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#7 posted 06-08-2014 10:26 PM

cool piece. the key looks great too, and adds a little something extra to the design

-- "Well, the world needs ditch-diggers too..." - Judge Smails

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#8 posted 06-08-2014 10:26 PM

Bob, nice work, you must have been having a good day

-- I am going to go stand outside so if anyone asks about me, tell them I'M OUTSTANDING!

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#9 posted 06-08-2014 10:35 PM

Good job Grizzman.
That’s a beauty brother.

-- Eric, central Florida

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#10 posted 06-08-2014 10:48 PM

That is a really awesome and super nice stool and a great match for the walnut desk…However, I would be real careful, cautious and look twice before sitting down…

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#11 posted 06-08-2014 11:16 PM

Now THAT is what I am talkin’ about! Beautiful job on design, joinery, and I LOVE that butterfly. Nice.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#12 posted 06-08-2014 11:31 PM

Just don’t miss the center Grizz.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#13 posted 06-08-2014 11:33 PM

Beautiful piece. Walnut sure is some great wood.

-- Chris ** If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace. — Tom Paine **

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#14 posted 06-09-2014 12:14 AM

Beautiful stool but I agree with Greg: don’t sit on one of those points! Love the bowtie!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#15 posted 06-09-2014 12:39 AM

yes i know the stool has a few careful points, the plan was for a chair, but things happened that i cant take the time to write about so this is what came of it, it will be just fine, and i know where to sit and where not to…and if for some reason something happens, i can still lay here and look at the pretty walnut, or if i fall off of it and lose my memory, then i won’t matter anyway will it…

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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