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A Stool for Grandmother

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Project by SgtSnafu posted 1835 days ago 1559 views 9 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is a stool I made that was a gift for my mother last Christmas. One day I will setup proper photos, but I took the pictures of this two days before Christmas – Yes, I was running up to the last minute..;-)

It is made of Red Oak with Walnut plugs.

-- Scotty - aka... SgtSnafu - Randleman NC





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Walnut_Weasel

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#1 posted 1835 days ago

Very nice. Did you decide to put a finish on it?

-- James - www.walnutweasel.wordpress.com

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Innovator

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#2 posted 1835 days ago

Nice job. The walnut plugs give it a great look.

-- Whether You Think You Can or You Think You Can't, YOU ARE RIGHT!!!

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Splinterman

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#3 posted 1835 days ago

Great looking stool…..welll done.

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SgtSnafu

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#4 posted 1834 days ago

Thank you everyone for the encouraging words, I am looking forward to moving onto bigger better projects.. ;-)

Hey Walnut_Weasel – I did put a finish on it. Since I was running short on time, I put a satin spray poly. BTW: I like your avatar (icon)..

-- Scotty - aka... SgtSnafu - Randleman NC

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a1Jim

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#5 posted 1831 days ago

Nice design and nice and sturdy too

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gurnie

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#6 posted 1537 days ago

Do you mind telling me where you got the plans for this stool?

-- Please visit my Etsy site, http://www.etsy.com/shop/cgurnham or http://www.christinagurnham.com You can also follow me on my artfire blog: http://www.artfire.com/users/cgurnham/blog

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SgtSnafu

957 posts in 1902 days


#7 posted 1537 days ago

Hey Miss Gurnie,

It is my own design. I looked at many similar stools and liked different elements of each, then I drew this one up… If I remember correctly, I was able to get the entire stool out of one 3’ 1×8 piece of oak…

-- Scotty - aka... SgtSnafu - Randleman NC

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Jamie Speirs

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#8 posted 1479 days ago

A really nice stool lovely balance and clean lines.

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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mtkate

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#9 posted 1479 days ago

Looks nice and sturdy.

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Lotidus

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#10 posted 1204 days ago

I like the hadle hole and grip in the cross beam.

-- Lotidus

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