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Project by Dan Higham posted 09-05-2017 05:22 PM 2385 views 6 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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My first proper piece of furniture! Hard Maple and Walnut, all mortice and tenon joinery, bar the screws holding the seat to the aprons. Finished with Tung oil. Lots of mistakes made and lots of lessons learned but very happy over all.





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builtinbkyn

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#1 posted 09-05-2017 05:25 PM

Nice looking stool. That could go in a lot of places besides a shop since it was really well done and finished ;)

-- Bill, Yo!......in Brooklyn & Steel City :)

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Dan Higham

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#2 posted 09-05-2017 05:31 PM

It is a bit over the top for a shop stool, but I wanted to better my joining skills rather than just pocket screw it all together.


Nice looking stool. That could go in a lot of places besides a shop since it was really well done and finished ;)

- builtinbkyn


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recycle1943

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#3 posted 09-05-2017 08:48 PM

You should be happy. – more like ecstatic

Beautiful stool

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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Woodknack

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#4 posted 09-06-2017 01:30 AM

That is a good looking stool

-- Rick M, http://thewoodknack.blogspot.com/

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Woodbutchery

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#5 posted 09-06-2017 03:26 AM

Very nicely done. Looks good and should last a good long comfortable time.

-- Making scrap with zen-like precision - Woodbutchery

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Bill Berklich

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#6 posted 09-06-2017 10:57 AM

Wow – nice, I really need to amp up my game.

-- Bill - Rochester MI

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helluvawreck

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#7 posted 09-06-2017 12:23 PM

Dan, this is a beautiful stool and a fine addition to your shop.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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majuvla

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#8 posted 09-06-2017 03:31 PM

Looks perfect to mee. Beautiful design with wood combination and curves. Joinery is fantastic – classic clean look.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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