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Project by zaschaffer posted 10-25-2014 05:45 PM 1928 views 6 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This project was designed to sit by a doorway. The seat is to put your boots on and there is plenty of room underneath to place shoes. There is a single drawer for keys wallets and whatnot. I added a small wine rack just because and a shelf to put magazines and mail. The cabinet is made from highly figured Bubinga and the seat is from 8/4 Bubinga with Maple dowels and Bubinga wedges. The stand is made from Sugar Maple and the single knob is from Horton Brass. Virtually all the joinery was done with a Domino just because I wanted to see how fast i could build this project. Finished with Maloof oil.

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#1 posted 10-25-2014 06:01 PM

I like it! How’d you carve the seat?

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#2 posted 10-25-2014 06:58 PM

Very nice design, a little bit of several functions. Great carving on the seat.

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#3 posted 10-25-2014 10:53 PM

siavosh- the seat is coopered with 3 boards. I did some bandsawing on the middle board. Then glued the seat up. Then I used an angle grinder with a Kutzall head to do the rough shaping and a Rotex sander with 24 grit to finish the shaping.

Oldtool- as always thank you for the kind words!

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#4 posted 10-26-2014 03:02 AM

That is beyond cool!

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#5 posted 10-26-2014 01:15 PM

I love the seat! Bubinga was a great choice.

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#6 posted 10-26-2014 01:29 PM

Totally unique design,well done.

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#7 posted 10-26-2014 03:55 PM

Very interesting. Nicely done, too.

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#8 posted 10-26-2014 05:12 PM

Waaaaay too nice for putting boots on. Kind of a ‘50’s design?
This really works – nice job!

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#9 posted 10-26-2014 06:02 PM

I see the satellite receiver on top but I just don’t see the screen … Well, with a comfy seat and a bottle of wine, I just ‘figgered’ there ‘otta’ be a TV somewhere …

Quite unique and well done, the seat is inviting …

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#10 posted 10-28-2014 02:38 PM

thank you all for the comments! stumpy- yeah it was supposed to be kinda retro looking. I’ve been on a Jory Brigham kick lately.

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