18th Century foot stool

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Project by tinnman65 posted 01-23-2009 11:27 PM 3262 views 6 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my first project listing on LumberJocks. I started this stool in a class at MASW and finished it at home. It was my first attempt at carving so it gave me an excuse to buy more tools.

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

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Tom Landon

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#1 posted 01-23-2009 11:46 PM

Very nice. I wish my first carving had turned out so well.

-- Tom Landon, Lakeland, Fl. When you're through learning, you're through.

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#2 posted 01-23-2009 11:58 PM

Very nice job, what type of wood did you use? It looks like walnut,,,but it’s hard to tell.
Great job on the ball and claw.

-- Vince

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#3 posted 01-24-2009 12:03 AM

Nice work!

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Les Hastings

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#4 posted 01-24-2009 12:28 AM

For your first attempt at carving tinnman I’d say its a job well done!

-- Les, Wichita, Ks. (I'd rather be covered in saw dust!)

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#5 posted 01-24-2009 12:44 AM

WOW, beautiful, the curve in the legs are fabulous. The design and detail on the feet are perfect. Great finish, great project! An heirloom for sure.

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#6 posted 01-24-2009 01:40 AM

Great job, and welcome to LJ’s! Fill us in on details, by all means!

-- There's no tool like an old tool...

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#7 posted 01-24-2009 01:46 AM

That had me stop and click with an “oh wow”!

Great detail!

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#8 posted 01-24-2009 02:36 AM


-- DaveH - Boise, Idaho - “How hard can it be? It's only wood!”

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#9 posted 01-24-2009 02:39 AM

Beautiful work

-- Make every day the best day of your life. Chips, Mississippi

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#10 posted 01-24-2009 02:53 AM

Excellent work!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#11 posted 01-24-2009 03:00 AM

Hi Tinnman;

My favorite period of furniture!

Great job.

Welcome to lumberjocks.


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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Dennis Zongker

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#12 posted 01-24-2009 06:21 AM

Very nice!!! Great job on the ball & claw.

-- Dennis Zongker

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#13 posted 01-24-2009 06:33 AM

Veery nice…and congratulations on your first project posting…and WELCOME to Lumberjocks!!!

-- /\/\/\ BarryW /\/\/\ Stay so busy you don't have time to die.

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#14 posted 01-24-2009 08:40 AM

Great work! The legs are beautiful beast’s.
I favorited this project.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#15 posted 01-24-2009 01:37 PM

Beautiful! I really like the legs and feet. Very nicely done.

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