"Foot Stool"

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Project by mpounders posted 03-25-2015 03:11 AM 1150 views 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I carved this from a Harold Enlow rough out and I think it is a good example of his talent and sense of humor. I decided to carve the seat with some fancy buttons and details, trying to give it an upholstered appearance. This is 14”hx14”wx8”d, carved from basswood with dowels attaching the legs to the seat. Painted with acrylic washes and finished with satin polyurethane. Thanks for looking!

-- Mike P., Arkansas,

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#1 posted 03-25-2015 03:26 AM

Great skill and vision Love it ! Fantastic project well done.

-- BAZZ, WINDSOR UK A workshop is not a luxury . We need it to preserve our sanity in this frantic world we live in. A place to be at peace.

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#2 posted 03-25-2015 03:46 AM

Quite a unique piece of work Mike…I always like the different and unusual pieces…

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#3 posted 03-25-2015 06:06 AM

Very unique and interesting.
Thanks for sharing.


-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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#4 posted 03-25-2015 11:03 AM


-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#5 posted 03-25-2015 12:35 PM

Whimsical for sure

-- Scott, Irmo SC

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#6 posted 03-25-2015 12:36 PM

This kind of creeps me out. I think I like it!!!!!!!!!!

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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#7 posted 03-25-2015 01:53 PM

Absolutely astonish! So realistic!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#8 posted 03-25-2015 02:24 PM

Love it!
Impossible not to smile.
Fine work.
Best thoughts,

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#9 posted 03-25-2015 02:39 PM

Very unique!

-- "I have learned from my mistakes, and I am sure I can repeat them exactly" — Peter Cook

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#10 posted 03-26-2015 01:09 AM

Incredible work and a little disturbing.

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#11 posted 03-28-2015 03:04 PM

Amazing job. But it does make one wonder where you’ve stashed the rest of the body!

-- I was in the market for a new obsession and wound up here.

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#12 posted 03-28-2015 11:34 PM

That’s puttin your best foot forward…........umm, well, both feet. Super cool.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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