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Project by ScottMorrison posted 1551 days ago 5330 views 32 times favorited 33 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Howdy woodworking doods,

By way of announcing the shipping of my Butterfly Joint Kit, here are a few shots of the project which is included in the kit as a DVD and Templates.

The last image is a closeup of the joint itself (from a different project), but shows the details.

The stool is made in Walnut, with 4 coats of Tung Oil/Wax. This particular piece was donated to a local charity, so I am building another one for myself to assist when putting my boots on in the mornings (I need all the help I can get).


-- Scott Morrison, Montana,

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#1 posted 1551 days ago

Another beauty Scott! Clean, simple and elegant style with a gorgeous finish and I LOVE the butterfly joint!

-- Brad, Oregon- The things that come to those who wait, may be the things left by those who got there first.

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#2 posted 1551 days ago

Nice, nice work.


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#3 posted 1551 days ago

Very pretty work.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#4 posted 1551 days ago

Beautiful design Scott and really different without being weird.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#5 posted 1551 days ago

very nice design and excellent joinery. THis is just spectacular .

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

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#6 posted 1551 days ago

Great form! I like it.

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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#7 posted 1551 days ago

Excelent joint. How did you make it?

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#8 posted 1551 days ago

That’s an eye catching original piece. Very nice work on that.

-- ~Jason~ , Albuquerque NM

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#9 posted 1551 days ago

Oh, neat !

It genuinely looks comfy, too !!

Nicely done.

As an aside, Scott ?? I get the feeling that you should reach out to the woodworking “Doodettes,” too :-)

-- -- Neil

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#10 posted 1551 days ago

wow, it looks alive.

-- Ray

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#11 posted 1551 days ago

cool. I love those joints.

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#12 posted 1551 days ago

Very nice, I like…, no, love, the Butterfly Joint.

-- You can't buy salvation, it's a free gift from God.

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#13 posted 1551 days ago

that is pretty cool… did you come up with the joint concept yourself? nice to see some new joinery being developed out there…

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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#14 posted 1551 days ago

is it me or is $180+ dollars abit to much for a piece of MDF

-- cut it saw it scrap it SKPE: ANDREW.CARTER69

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#15 posted 1551 days ago

Thanks for all the comments doods (and doodettes). Yes, the joint is my invention (after 2 years of design work).

Pommy – It’s not mdf. The template is made from UHMW, custom machined, as well as a custom made router bit, made in the USA. Plus there is a video and templates. All in all, I think it’s a darn good deal.

Everyone else, thank you for your kindness.

-- Scott Morrison, Montana,

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