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Seat made from spalted magnolia. Legs from ash. Both woods from trees felled by Hurricane Katrina. I scrounged the wood, cut it with my chainsaw mill, and air dried it.
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#1 posted 08-22-2014 01:44 PM
Very nice. I have some nice spalted maple that I would like to use to make similar stools. What were the dimensions of the seat before you did the sculpting? I’m hoping that i have enough for three stools.
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#2 posted 08-22-2014 02:56 PM
Very Cool. I love the profile you have on the seat. Pretty wood too!
#3 posted 08-23-2014 12:13 PM
Ampeater: The finished dimensions are 16 1/2 wide, 13 1/2 deep, 2 13/8 thick. The rough piece was not much bigger, as I recall squeezing these finished dimensions out of it. Good luck with your project!
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#4 posted 08-23-2014 08:58 PM
Extremely nice. Love the seat. I’ve been thinking about building a similar one. How did you join the legs to the seat? Mortise and Tennon? Thanks for posting.
-- Steve, South Carolina, http://www.finewoodworkingofsc.com
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