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Project by chrisirving posted 11-15-2017 01:09 AM 984 views 8 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

So here’s my 2nd attempt at a stool, I made the first out of hickory a week ago. This one is walnut and cherry, I’m saving to rest of my 8/4 walnut for two stools for the kitchen. I didn’t have enough walnut for the seat so I threw some cherry in there and also used cherry on the legs
I’m almost happy with this one, the final (if there ever is a final) version will be a little more sculpted and have narrower legs. This one has 1 3/4” legs, I think 1 1/4” would look better
Thanks for looking!





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mbs

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#1 posted 11-15-2017 01:21 AM

Beautiful stool!

-- Sorry the reply is so long. I didn't have time to write a short reply.

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#2 posted 11-15-2017 02:04 AM

Excellent joinery

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doubleDD

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#3 posted 11-15-2017 03:17 AM

Awesome looking stool. The wood combo is great.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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Woodbridge

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#4 posted 11-15-2017 03:36 AM

nice looking stool.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#5 posted 11-15-2017 04:30 AM

That is a fantastic looking stool and some truly amazing joinery!

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#6 posted 11-15-2017 08:37 AM

Awesome Joinery. Impressive stuff

-- "Here am I, send me" - The True Craftsman

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#7 posted 11-15-2017 10:36 AM

Very nice work.

-- Gary, Florida

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chrisirving

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#8 posted 11-15-2017 11:10 AM

Thanks guys! I’ve only been at this for a few months but have learned a lot here. My wife hates the contrasting colors, I love it because it shows off the joinery. The kitchen set will be all walnut but I think it will still look fine!

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#9 posted 11-15-2017 12:36 PM

What tools did you use to sculpt the ass crack valleys?

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#10 posted 11-15-2017 01:13 PM

Wow! What a wonderful stool. It’s a beautiful piece and nicely done.

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

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#11 posted 11-15-2017 01:29 PM

Beautiful stool and very well/profesionaly made joinery. I like wood combination and the shape of seat area.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#12 posted 11-15-2017 02:27 PM

Fit for a king.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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chrisirving

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#13 posted 11-15-2017 02:43 PM



What tools did you use to sculpt the ass crack valleys?

- gargey


I used what I had, a 40 grit disc on an angle grinder, it took about thirty minutes or so. I’ll get something better for the next ass cracks

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pottz

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#14 posted 11-15-2017 04:08 PM

gorgeous stool and the maloof style joinery is spot on.i agree with the wife a little though i would have made the seat out of all walnut and the legs cherry.i agree with you on the legs i think your right in making them a little narrower.overall you did a beautiful job on this,congrats on the top 3.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#15 posted 11-15-2017 04:32 PM

Man, there’s nothing I don’t like about that, great work!

-- "Ladies, if your husband says he'll get to it, he'll get to it. No need to remind him about it every 6 months."

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