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Chippendale Footstool with Trifid foot

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Project by ChetKloss posted 01-18-2009 02:18 AM 2579 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I finally got around to taking this project to the upholsterer. Just got it back this week. It’s made from mahogony.





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woodnut

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#1 posted 01-18-2009 02:38 AM

man, I love the legs and feet on this piece. You have done a wonderful job.

-- F.Little

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#2 posted 01-18-2009 04:04 AM

Really nice piece! A while back I decided to make simple cabriole legs on a tiny stool my folks wanted on which to set a heater. I made two cabriole legs; they were so much work that the back legs ended up plain. I can appreciate all the work you put into this lovely stool.

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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#3 posted 01-18-2009 05:04 AM

Exceptionally beautiful…..Great work!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#4 posted 01-18-2009 06:14 AM

Makes a great contract to the Stickley console table. Any plans for a matching chair?

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#5 posted 01-22-2009 09:41 PM

what type of finish did you use?

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ChetKloss

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#6 posted 01-22-2009 10:08 PM

Hunter,

It is a combination of dye, gel stain, and a wiping varnish. The wood is mahogany but the gel stain did impart some color.

,,,,,,,,,,Chet

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#7 posted 01-23-2009 01:01 AM

Great Job I Like the Legs

-- Jim, Kentucky

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#8 posted 02-15-2009 06:29 AM

Beautiful footstool.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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