LumberJocks

Three-legged Stool

  • Advertise with us
Project by Furnitude posted 07-31-2014 06:45 PM 1442 views 19 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A three-legged stool with a cherry seat and maple legs that are hexagonal and tapered. The footrest is also cherry.

-- Mitch, http://furnitude.blogspot.com Also blog at http://www.craftsy.com/blog/author/mitch-roberson/





19 comments so far

View siavosh's profile

siavosh

407 posts in 617 days


#1 posted 07-31-2014 10:10 PM

Looks great, how did you shape the seat?

-- http://woodspotting.com/ -- Discover the best woodworking blogs!

View CanadianWoodChuck's profile

CanadianWoodChuck

395 posts in 2660 days


#2 posted 07-31-2014 11:51 PM

My question exactly -:)

-- Wood Chuck (Bruce) http://3dwoodworkingplans.com

View tinnman65's profile (online now)

tinnman65

1176 posts in 2160 days


#3 posted 08-01-2014 12:20 AM

That is one beautiful stool. I love the simple lines and choice of woods

-- Paul--- Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. — Scott Adams

View CFrye's profile (online now)

CFrye

3835 posts in 586 days


#4 posted 08-01-2014 12:28 AM

Beautiful stool, Mitch! I’ve been contemplating a 3 legged stool. Where did you get the plans? And how did you shape the seat? :-) Thanks for sharing.

-- God bless, Candy

View Kaleb the Swede's profile

Kaleb the Swede

1288 posts in 716 days


#5 posted 08-01-2014 02:02 AM

Wow. Love this design. Great work

-- Just trying to build something beautiful

View widdle's profile

widdle

1471 posts in 1745 days


#6 posted 08-01-2014 02:08 AM

Nice..

View Rick  Dennington's profile

Rick Dennington

3599 posts in 1941 days


#7 posted 08-01-2014 02:42 AM

I had a three-legged dog one time….I called him Tripod….........

-- " I started with nothing, and I've still got most of it left".......

View DocSavage45's profile

DocSavage45

5337 posts in 1589 days


#8 posted 08-01-2014 04:06 AM

Of course it’s nice . You made it! Did you use your seat to contour the seat? LOL!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

View Manitario's profile

Manitario

2378 posts in 1629 days


#9 posted 08-01-2014 06:44 AM

very nice! Would make too nice of a shop stool!

-- Sometimes the creative process requires foul language. -- Charles Neil

View TheWoodenOyster's profile

TheWoodenOyster

1037 posts in 681 days


#10 posted 08-01-2014 01:15 PM

That is a good looking stool. Sort of reminiscent of Wharton Esherick

-- The Wood Is Your Oyster

View SPalm's profile

SPalm

4933 posts in 2628 days


#11 posted 08-01-2014 01:37 PM

I like that a lot.
Nice design.

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

View Woodbridge's profile

Woodbridge

2852 posts in 1164 days


#12 posted 08-01-2014 01:41 PM

beautiful stool,and a wonderful design. The seat has a real nice shape to it. However what caught my eye were the tapered hexagonal legs.That is a nice extra feature.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

View Furnitude's profile

Furnitude

346 posts in 2253 days


#13 posted 08-01-2014 02:04 PM

Thanks for the kind words. As far as shaping the seat, it is made of three pieces so I cut as much of the contour as i could on the band saw. I shaped it the rest of the way with a gouge and then sanded it with aggressive sand paper. I shaped the outside on the bandsaw with the table tilted dramatically. I liked the angled curves that gave me. As far as plans, I made it up as I went along. Actually, I had the seat because I made two when I made a much earlier three-legged stool. It sat around in my shop until I learned how to make the hexagonal legs and thought they would go together.

-- Mitch, http://furnitude.blogspot.com Also blog at http://www.craftsy.com/blog/author/mitch-roberson/

View helluvawreck's profile

helluvawreck

16033 posts in 1613 days


#14 posted 08-01-2014 02:11 PM

That is a nice piece and you did a fine job on it.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

View KodaBear's profile

KodaBear

114 posts in 634 days


#15 posted 08-01-2014 02:52 PM

The seat looks like a face puckering up to kiss your ash. Hehe. Really nice build. Well done.

-- Kevin H. --Pennsylvania

showing 1 through 15 of 19 comments

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase