ottoman made from the yankee workshop plan

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This project was my first attempt at upholstery. It really wasn’t hard to make big it did take me awhile to learn how put the pleats in the top. I would like to furnish my house with all my own pieces

-- Scott, Kentucky ----- "Let us so live that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry" Mark Twain

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#1 posted 11-01-2007 04:33 AM

Well done. Looks like you have it down.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#2 posted 11-01-2007 05:07 AM

Very nice, looks to me like you are well on your way….

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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#3 posted 11-01-2007 06:14 AM

Looks great! I have been wanting to make on of these… Any tips to someone else that is just starting?

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#4 posted 11-01-2007 06:48 AM

great looking piece. nice choice of fabric.

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#5 posted 11-01-2007 12:16 PM

what’s the underside look like?

I recently tried making a little foot stool with deer hide on the top. I couldn’t figure out how to put a bottom on it and hide the leather corners etc – which became really thick. I didn’t want sharp edges so put lots of stuffing on the sides as well.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#6 posted 11-01-2007 12:49 PM

Welcome to LumberJocks. It looks like you are on your way here. Thanks for sharing.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#7 posted 11-01-2007 03:22 PM

Very nice! I think the correct name for this is a “Scottoman”.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#8 posted 11-01-2007 10:00 PM

Very nice Scott…And welcome to LumberJocks! You got the questions, we’ll provide the answers!

-- Bob Vila would be so proud of you!

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#9 posted 11-02-2007 04:00 PM

I like it. Very ambitious to furnish your own house. I love my wife too much to put her through that. LOL

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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#10 posted 11-16-2007 06:58 AM

Hi Scott!
I just viewed your ottoman and I love it! You are not going to believe this, but I have the same fabric you used on all my windows! My Living room and dinning room are oriental and that is why I picked it. I think you did a great job on it. Congrats! Danette

-- Danette Smiths Pyrography and Easels -

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