|Project by rivergirl||posted 09-11-2010 11:41 PM||3943 views||2 times favorited||21 comments|
Completed; This is the world’s finest rustic, slab, live edge round three legged stool. It is perfect for the porch, the garden or in front of the fireplace. Also perfect for sitting around the campfire, drinking beer and telling wild fish tales. This stool is LARGE and sturdy and will support ALOT of weight. It is incredibly comfortable to sit on. Stool is is 23 inches side to side across the top and 19 inches back to front across the top. Top is 5-6 inches of thick seasoned pine. Finish is many coats of tung oil. All mortise and tenon joinery. This project started with an unplaned very rough, bark on slab that my friend snagged for me from his sawmill burn pile. It has been sitting first in his garage for a year or two and then in my garage for over a year. I got tired of tripping over this fat slab so I built a stool yesterday and today. All sanding was done with a belt sander, palm sander and by hand. The top is now as smooth as a baby’s bottom. The dogs in photo 4 are Peanut the apricot standard poodle and Jose Cuervo- better known as Cuervo- the Chihuahua.
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