fire step stool

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Project by JTP posted 1347 days ago 1387 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made a step stool out of alder. I decided to cut flames into the legs and the sides of the stool. For the finish i just applied tung oil to bring out the natural color of the wood. The top was 14” X 9”, legs are 7” X 9.5”, sides are 12.5” X 4”.

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#1 posted 1347 days ago

I really like this! -How did you keep the flames from breaking off -fresh blades? -patience?
It is such a perfect compliment to the grain!

-- christine

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#2 posted 1347 days ago

Very nice.

-- Don - Rochester, NY

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#3 posted 1347 days ago

This is wild!

Are both ends and aprons identical to each other, or did you freeform them? I’m assuming you cut the flames on the bandsaw (as I don’t see any recessed cuts that would require a scrollsaw), yes?

That does not look like fun to dust!

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

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#4 posted 1347 days ago

Love the new twist on a simple project.

-- I don't make mistakes, I have great learning lessons, Greg

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Joe Lyddon

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#5 posted 1347 days ago

Doesn’t look like fire wood though!

Very nice!

Cut on bandsaw or scrollsaw? Both?

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:"

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#6 posted 1346 days ago

very cool.


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#7 posted 1346 days ago

No that is one hot step stool.. (I could not resist) ;-)

Thanks for sharing

-- Scotty - aka... SgtSnafu - Randleman NC

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