singer-songwriter stools

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Project by Junji posted 06-03-2010 03:12 AM 25497 views 33 times favorited 27 comments Add to Favorites Watch

It’s been a while since I posted the last project…. It’s not because I wasn’t woodworking, (actually I have been doing almost everyday!) but just didn’t have a chance to post them…

Anyway, here is some high stools for “singer songwriters”!

I will be participating in an group exhibition in 15 days now, and I am also singing in a concert there so there stools and the guitar stand, and the music stand will be used/shown in both of them.

The seats are black walnut, and the legs are pine. about 27.5 inches high.

I am also making some more projects, and will bring some other stuff I have already made, to the exhibition. But this will be my first time showing/selling woodworking projects, and looking forward to seeing how others think about my projects, what will be sold and what are not.




-- Junji Sugita from Japan,

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#1 posted 06-03-2010 03:15 AM

Cool design Junji I like the woods contrast too.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 06-03-2010 04:29 AM

Fantastic. I also like the contrast between the Walnut and Pine!
Very smooth, clean work!

-- Frank, Mississippi, Original Bentwood Rings -

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#3 posted 06-03-2010 04:54 AM

Awesome job on the stools.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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#4 posted 06-03-2010 05:08 AM

Junji, these are beautiful. I have been wanting to make a pair of these too. You have inspired me to put this project higher on my que. Nice joinery.

-- Happy woodworking!

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#5 posted 06-03-2010 05:29 AM

I am new to woodworking and don’t always see the obvious. How do you make round tenons? The stools are beautiful. Thank you for posting and good luck with the exhibition.

-- -Willing to try

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#6 posted 06-03-2010 06:22 AM

These are very beautifull Junji

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#7 posted 06-03-2010 06:39 AM

Lookin good from here!!

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#8 posted 06-03-2010 07:26 AM

Very nice stools and good joinery. Selection of wood is perfect. People will certainly like your products and they will sale like hot cake.


-- “If someone feels that they had never made a mistake in their life, then it means they have never tried a new thing in their life”.-Albert Einstein

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#9 posted 06-03-2010 08:19 AM

Hey Junji, as always you did a great job!!! I just made 3 stools that I havent had time to post yet! Ill try to post them within the nexy few days. thanks for posting Junji…. I love your work!!!

-- I didn't go to college, I was too busy learning stuff - Ted Nugent

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#10 posted 06-03-2010 09:23 AM

awsome work junji – love the joinery – i finally posted my music stand!

-- -erik & christy-

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#11 posted 06-03-2010 12:54 PM

the angles on these were hard to do (I make chairs, so I know angles!) did a great job.

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#12 posted 06-03-2010 04:31 PM

Wow, I didn’t think that I get so many comments, thank you everybody!
The contrast of black walnut and pine just came out very nice.

-- Junji Sugita from Japan,

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#13 posted 06-03-2010 04:31 PM

It’s an honor to me that my project inspire somebody! Yes, I wanna see your version of these stools!

-- Junji Sugita from Japan,

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#14 posted 06-03-2010 04:38 PM


Pine is really soft and it’s so easy to make a round tenon with it. Many people here may use lathe, but I don’t have one, so I just use a knife and chisel. Draw lines where you want it to be cut, and just cut little by little. It’s much easier than you think.

-- Junji Sugita from Japan,

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#15 posted 06-03-2010 04:40 PM

“like hot cake”! Wow, that would be perfect! But they must be sold while it’s hot?

-- Junji Sugita from Japan,

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