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Project by bigjim64 posted 01-27-2010 01:06 PM 1449 views 8 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

i made this stool for my nice, and i wanted to make something, using hand tools only, and work with angle’s. and i really like the way it turned out. its made of pine, and put 3 coats of varnish, then wet sanded, and then hand buffed it. that took some time, and i wanted to use a buffer, but i wanted to finish it without power tools





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Maveric777

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#1 posted 01-27-2010 01:19 PM

Nice little stool. I’m sure your niece will love it.

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#2 posted 01-27-2010 01:54 PM

Nicely Done. Sure to last a long time for her.
Really like the finished shine.

CtL

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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#3 posted 01-27-2010 04:13 PM

Nice hand made joinery.

I have been gathering plans for stools for next year’s Christmas presents. I like your design and and I have saved it to my “favorites.”

I admire your committment to the hand tools.

CB

-- Chesapeake Bob, Southern Maryland

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#4 posted 01-27-2010 05:57 PM

Very nice work

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#5 posted 01-27-2010 06:03 PM

Very nice design & craftsmanship with those dovetails. Well done.

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#6 posted 01-27-2010 07:21 PM

A beautiful little stool with a lot of craftsmanship in it. A lot of skills put into that project.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#7 posted 01-27-2010 11:44 PM

Great job !

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Lotidus

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#8 posted 05-11-2011 05:04 AM

Very cool. I like the throught tenons and finger joints. Im going to use that one day on something.

-- Lotidus

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#9 posted 01-11-2013 03:15 PM

Looks like a “keeper”, will probably become a family heirloom!

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