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Project by tingaling posted 07-11-2017 05:48 AM 894 views 4 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Made with claro walnut and madrone. What was fun for this project was thinking up and then making the joinery for the legs.

-- Nick, north coast of California

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#1 posted 07-11-2017 11:03 AM

Bravo, nice work, thank you for sharing.

-- andrek

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#2 posted 07-11-2017 12:16 PM

Great work on the joinery, looks beautiful, and they are well done – nice and tight.

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#3 posted 07-11-2017 05:56 PM

Excellant choice of woods and use of dovetail and dado. Very clever.

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#4 posted 07-12-2017 12:48 AM

That’s awesome

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#5 posted 07-12-2017 01:49 AM

Very Nice, good workmanship.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#6 posted 07-12-2017 02:58 PM

Nicely done
would love more info on the joinery..

-- Bruce. a mind is like a book it is only useful when open.

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#7 posted 07-12-2017 05:08 PM

Nicely done
would love more info on the joinery..

- abie

ditto on the joinery. Would love more on how you did it.

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#8 posted 07-12-2017 05:23 PM

On the joinery. The legs are trapezoids with the outside angles in line with the radials from the center of the round top. So I built a router template that also followed the radials and routed the bottom and top of the stool top at each leg location. I hand sawed a groove in the shelf that was left by the routing and a little chisel work cleaned up the corners, I then cut dado’s in the legs to allow the legs to slide onto the grooved shelf. I finished it with a little sanding on the top of the legs to match the routed corner.

-- Nick, north coast of California

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#9 posted 07-13-2017 09:43 AM

The optics on this are great! Wow.

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