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Driftwood stool

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Project by anforte posted 1252 days ago 1735 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Stool made from driftwood collected at Eagle Beach, Aruba.

1. Finished stool with several coats of polyurethane – no stain
2. Assembled stool prior to sanding and finishing
3. Another view of stool

Being on vacation, I had a black and decker jig saw.
The sawing of legs was tricky and slow.

-- Anforte NJ





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mafe

9413 posts in 1672 days


#1 posted 1251 days ago

Beautiful piece od drift wood, and I like the contrast you made between the seat and the legs.
Nice work.
Best thoughts,
Mads

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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anforte

157 posts in 1927 days


#2 posted 1251 days ago

Mafe,

Thanks for your encouraging comments.
It was a challenging project; having none of my shop tools around.
Situations like this, forces one to improvise. ( thinking outside the box )

Have a great day!

-- Anforte NJ

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Bennie Woods

61 posts in 1257 days


#3 posted 1244 days ago

You know you are a true woodworker when you have a power tool handy while on vacation. Note to self: add jigsaw to my list of essential vacation items.

-- Bennie Woods, USS FRANK CABLE, GUAM

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anforte

157 posts in 1927 days


#4 posted 1244 days ago

Had a spare jigsaw ( older Black and Decker in neat plastic box ).

My son-in-law had a job to do at his condo, so I brought it to do the job and then left it there.

So, thats the story of taking the tool with me.

Could have used the tablesaw but couldn’t put it in my carryon! :-)

-- Anforte NJ

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