Simple Shop Stool

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Project by Eric's Wood Laboratory. posted 03-27-2009 05:49 AM 1976 views 2 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Simple shop stool to replace an old one.
Made from reclaimed Oak.
Nothing fancy but solid as a rock.
You could park a Buick on top of it.
Finish is Minwax natural #209.
Just goofing around in the shop.
Thanks for looking.

-- All glory comes from daring to begin.

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#1 posted 03-27-2009 07:21 AM

Looks simple and straightfoward stool but strong and nicely finished. Great work!

I may agree with you that the design is simple, but I’m a bit skeptical as to the work involved; from dimensioning to cutting the joinery and from assmblying to finishing. IMHO it varies – depending on the material used, tools available and the skill level of the person.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#2 posted 03-27-2009 11:17 AM

Nice stool. I fixed quite a high shelf to my shop wall today and need one of these myself now.

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#3 posted 03-27-2009 12:30 PM

Another great looking stool. Great job.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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#4 posted 03-27-2009 01:12 PM

Carpet! is that a sub-woofer? Is this a wood-shop or your living room? Nice digs. fancy reclaimed oak love the rustic nail holes.

-- There's many a slip betwixt a cup and a lip.--Scott

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#5 posted 03-27-2009 04:26 PM

I agree with Scott – your floor looks a whole lot more homey than the one in my shop!
Stool looks good and solid. I have something like it in my own shop.

-- Chris

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#6 posted 03-27-2009 04:52 PM

Nice stool.

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#7 posted 03-28-2009 01:53 AM

Step right up lookie lookie lookie the worlds strongest stool . just kidding around looks like a great stool.


-- Custom furniture

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#8 posted 03-29-2009 01:55 AM

Definitely better than the firewood option. Great save.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#9 posted 03-29-2009 09:00 AM

A very rugged and useful stool in the workshop.

-- “If someone feels that they had never made a mistake in their life, then it means they have never tried a new thing in their life”.-Albert Einstein

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