Foot Stool

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Project by Spokes posted 11-15-2018 07:14 PM 628 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just finished this unique foot stool. Saw a picture on Pinterest an thought it would be a great little project to do, well it was an adventure. If you decide to make one yourself make sure that all pieces are the same thickness( per side), it will save a hole lot of sanding later. When finishing make sure you seal the end grain also , I did a poor job and the finish turned out with streaks and some “dry looking spots”, going to refinish it at some point. Types of wood among others include maple, walnut, Myrtle, Purple Heart, tiger wood, cherry, pine, oak. Probably others that I don’t remember. The size is about 15” square plus the legs.

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#1 posted 11-15-2018 08:49 PM

Cool idea! Look heavy though.

May try something like this for a shop stool. I was think of using scraps in a similar way and then doing a 45 degree cut and turn for a waterfall appearance.

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#2 posted 11-15-2018 11:11 PM

That,s absolutely tops,
Nice job, lovely unique piece.
Kind Regards

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#3 posted 11-16-2018 12:46 AM

A real looker from all directions -

-- 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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#4 posted 11-16-2018 01:11 AM

I remember seeing a video once where a guy did something like this for an end table or night stand. Pretty cool way to use up some scraps.
Nice work.

-- ~Daniel

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#5 posted 11-16-2018 02:48 PM

thats a great idea and very cool looking.hey what are scraps but pieces of wood waiting for the right project,and this was it.nice work.

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

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#6 posted 11-16-2018 07:18 PM

That is a really outstanding project!
The top looks like a quilt and the colors are beautiful.

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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