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Hello fellow woodworkers.

I thought you might enjoy seeing what I’ve been working on lately. This project is now available as a DVD and includes templates. You can visit my website to see more details (click on any image).

This is my first project posting here on Lumberjocks. I hope I did it right. ;)

Finished Shop Stool

Drop leaf close up

Drop Leaf shown in up position

Thanks for looking!

-- Scott Morrison, Montana, http://www.finewoodworker.com





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woodworm

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#1 posted 04-02-2010 01:56 AM

Very nice design and looks elegant & comfy.
It is interesting if you can detail out how you dimension & shape the legs – in sequence. I’m really interested to know the size of the stock (for the legs) and the joinery used.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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azwoodman

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#2 posted 04-02-2010 03:46 AM

Hey Scott,

Its nice to see you over here at Lumberjocks! I first heard about you from Todd Clippinger. He speaks very highly of you. I have visted and perused your website a little bit, looks good! Do you have your book for sale yet?

I look forward to seeing more from you!

-- Spencer, Gilbert Az (http://www.azwoodshop.com)

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dannymac

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#3 posted 04-02-2010 03:55 AM

i can just picture myself sitting nice an comfy with my cup of coffee and a pad of paper thinkin of my next project in that

-- dannymac

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ScottMorrison

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#4 posted 04-02-2010 03:56 AM

Thanks for the warm welcome!

Masrol, I will be posting some in-progress shots soon. For now, I can say that all wood I normally use for my chairs is 8/4. In this case, the leg-to-seat joinery is a simple overlapping dado.

Spencer – Thank you! Todd “Captain Clippinger” is a heckuva nice guy and I am lucky to know him. The book is still in progress (sigh), but with luck, will be out in early summer. Thanks for looking.

-- Scott Morrison, Montana, http://www.finewoodworker.com

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#5 posted 04-02-2010 04:09 AM

This is a gorgeous design.

It is great to see that you have done much more than just the Maloof inspired rocker. It speaks to your own talent that you have developed several furniture designs with the elements that Sam made famous.

This is a great piece for sure.

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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woodworm

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#6 posted 04-02-2010 04:31 AM

Thanks for early reply Scott. I’m looking forward to seeing the progress pics.
Have a good day.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#7 posted 04-02-2010 05:34 AM

Good looking design. Very nicely done. Thanks for posting.

God bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#8 posted 04-02-2010 07:49 AM

Wow wow wow, i love that chair it is awesome.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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Tony_S

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#9 posted 04-02-2010 12:05 PM

Nice to see you here Scott. Ive admired your work for quite a few years now.

Nice design….very Maloofian!

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#10 posted 04-02-2010 12:47 PM

Cool idea. I have wished for an armed something many times when I have a small project to tinker with for an extended time. Nice job!

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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Rob W

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#11 posted 04-02-2010 02:20 PM

very nice

-- Rob — I've cut it off twice and it's still too short!, http://www.witzkewood.com

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ScottMorrison

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#12 posted 04-02-2010 02:22 PM

I am overwhelmed by your kind words everyone. Had I known such nice people were here at LJ, I would have joined much sooner. Thanks to everyone. I look forward to getting to know you all and lto being an active participant.

-- Scott Morrison, Montana, http://www.finewoodworker.com

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newplane

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#13 posted 04-02-2010 04:54 PM

Very cool! Love the lines on that and the flip side table is a nice touch

-- Dont just dream it, get up and live it!

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JJohnston

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#14 posted 04-02-2010 05:06 PM

Is there a left handed version?

-- "Sorry I'm late. Somebody tampered with my brakes." "You should have been early, then."

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scott shangraw

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#15 posted 04-02-2010 05:29 PM

Hey Scott !! Good to see you here!!!Haven’t seen you at the Western Design again any plans on going back ?I think I have given up on that show it was TERRIBLE last year.Anyway the stool looks great

-- Scott NM,http://www.shangrilawoodworks.com

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