Counter Stools

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Project by HuckD posted 10-28-2016 10:20 PM 497 views 4 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The wife requested a pair of “Counter Stools” for our kitchen. She found a couple of pictures online that she like so I got busy. I used Southern Yellow Pine cut from 2×12x12’s from a local lumber yard. Their quality was so much better than from the Orange or Blue Boxes. Nice tight, straight grain with very few knots to work around. Construction was all dowels. Stain is “English Chestnut” by Minwax with satin poly. This was a fun project.


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#1 posted 10-28-2016 10:27 PM

Nice looking stools Earl! I see you made saddle seats for more comfort! I did the saddle on my stools also. I think it makes them look more classy! Well done!

-- Tony C UAW, St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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#2 posted 10-29-2016 02:29 AM

Love the saddle seats Earl also your attention to detail. The stools are awesome.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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#3 posted 10-29-2016 04:59 AM

Beautifull stools, especialy the top curve.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#4 posted 10-30-2016 02:48 AM

Thanks everyone. I appreciate the comments.

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#5 posted 10-30-2016 05:40 PM

Very nice. Functional and attractive.

-- No honey, that's not new, I've had that forever......

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