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Project by Monte Pittman posted 07-31-2014 12:54 AM 1616 views 5 times favorited 31 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Many of you are probably getting tired of me by now. But I am running out of things to post.

Finishing a set of stools. The request was with no backs. They are 30” tall. The seat is 16”x16”. I used a 9 degree angle on all of the cuts. Obviously it’s Beetle Kill Pine. Finished with oil based poly. This is probably not my final design for stools, but the customer liked it.

thanks for reading and all comments are welcome

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





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firefighterontheside

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#1 posted 07-31-2014 01:01 AM

You keep posting. I’ll keep looking. I need to build some stools. How do you shape the seat?

-- Bill M. I love my job as a firefighter, but nothing gives me the satisfaction of running my hand over a project that I have built and just finished sanding.

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revrok

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#2 posted 07-31-2014 01:05 AM

Not tired… amused… Hmmm, stool sample… where my thoughts go and the things I could say. A trip to the drug store for some “stool softener” perhaps? Great looking project as always Monte.

-- -Tim Royal... Always reminded of this when I see the amazing work LJ's do (I have no choice but to be humble!), "Pride makes us artificial and humility makes us real." -Thomas Merton

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gfadvm

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#3 posted 07-31-2014 01:10 AM

I like it!

I would like it more with some back support but the customer is always right!

The 9 degree splay looks just right. Adding this to favorites so I don’t lose it. I think you could put a back and rockers and have a nice rocking chair?

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

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lightcs1776

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#4 posted 07-31-2014 01:21 AM

I never get tired of seeing cool wood projects. Looks great. And now I have a better idea on how Sherry and I should finish our kitchen bar stools.

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

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wncguy

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#5 posted 07-31-2014 01:34 AM

Wow – nice design, beautiful wood & finish! +1 on how did you shaped the seat.

-- Any man can be a father, but it takes someone special to be a Dad

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DIYaholic

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#6 posted 07-31-2014 01:56 AM

You obviously would never use one of these….
But is it comfortable???

Great job.

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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Monte Pittman

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#7 posted 07-31-2014 02:01 AM

I use a Kutzall carving head on a right angle grinder. Then lots of sanding. Then of course you sit on it to see if it’s comfortable.

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

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DocSavage45

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#8 posted 07-31-2014 02:02 AM

How can we be tired..you’re doing all the work. What are you a cylon? LOL! (battlestar galactica reference)

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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DocSavage45

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#9 posted 07-31-2014 02:03 AM

Oh yeah…really sweet pieces..no wonder you are busy.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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firefighterontheside

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#10 posted 07-31-2014 02:08 AM

Ok, thanks Monte. Maybe I’ll just use a chainsaw….and lots of sanding.

-- Bill M. I love my job as a firefighter, but nothing gives me the satisfaction of running my hand over a project that I have built and just finished sanding.

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stefang

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#11 posted 07-31-2014 10:22 AM

Not tired of you Monte. Great looking stool. Your stash of that beetle kill pine must almost endless, but it makes every piece so much more than just the construction.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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bowtie

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#12 posted 07-31-2014 11:57 AM

I really like this stool Monte, saving to my favorites to copy someday!

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru.... cccedar.com

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jaykaypur

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#13 posted 07-31-2014 12:02 PM

Nice job on these. They look comfortable and something you would just gravitate towards to “try it out.”

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

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Roger

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#14 posted 07-31-2014 12:46 PM

Never tired o your post Monte. I was a lil worried about opening this one tho. Whew! Glad it was another of your beautiful stools instead of, well, you know… LOL

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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Bill

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#15 posted 07-31-2014 01:00 PM

That is a great looking stool. I’m gonna have to try to make one someday.

-- Putting the "mental" in experimental since 1973

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