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Project by Lucio posted 1224 days ago 1805 views 8 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my first posting (only because I have never taken photos of my other projects I have made) of one of my recent projects that I made for a little old lady that suffers from having swollen legs which I hope will bring her some comfort. The stoll was made from some Kiaat that I had lying around with the inlays strips made of Teak and American Ash cut on my table saw and then sanded down equally before been glued together. I opted to butt join the pieces of the stoll together which are held in place with 4×40mm screws. In total work time the stoll took me 3 hours to complete after which I rubbed in some Watco light walnut oil. The stool design is bassed on a picture that I had seen in a magazine and decided to use it due to the fact that it was very similar in design to one the my Mom had and used when I was a child.

The stool is standing on my router table that I made recently whilst refurbishing my workshop which i stil have a way to go before I have my workshop as I want it.

-- Next to hunting I love woodwork best,,,,,or is that the other way around????





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Mickey Cassiba

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#1 posted 1224 days ago

Love the inlay work…very clever way to hide the screws. The router table looks nice too, more pics of it if you please?

-- One of these hammers oughta fix that...

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Panga Design

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#2 posted 1224 days ago

almost same design as a Scottish Creepie. Great work.

See here:

http://www.pangadesign.com/Product-115/Scottish-Furniture/Oak-Traditional-Orkney-Creepie-Stool/Orcadian/Contemporary

-- Al Carscadden, Panga Design, http://www.pangadesign.com info@pangadesign.com

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Jim Jakosh

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#3 posted 1224 days ago

Very nice stool.I’m sure she will appreciate it. Nice inlay work on it, too. Thanks for sharing and keep it up…Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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Lucio

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#4 posted 1222 days ago

Thank you very much Mickey, Panga and Jim for your great comments, I really appreciate it highly. As a new comer to this great site and somewhat of a novice compared to many fellow woodworkers on here, it makes it all the more encouraging to want to contribute more and share freely the little knowledge I have, for the benifit of all…. and therefore Mickey i will be posting more pics of my version of the router table as soon as I can clear up the refurb mess in my workshop at the moment… rgds Lucio

-- Next to hunting I love woodwork best,,,,,or is that the other way around????

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Jeffery Mullen

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#5 posted 1215 days ago

I love the way you hid the screws. Thanks for sharing. a Foot stool is a must for every home as fare as I am concerned.

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Lucio

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#6 posted 1215 days ago

Thank you Jeffery, you are right about having one in the house because when my wife saw it she said that she could really make use of one around the house, so guess what…here we go again

-- Next to hunting I love woodwork best,,,,,or is that the other way around????

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DMC1903

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#7 posted 936 days ago

Nice!
Your bench has inspired me to build one this
Weekend.

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SCOTSMAN

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#8 posted 936 days ago

I too will make one or two.I also like the type made by Franz Klaus he makes as gifts look them up there easy to make and look great too but yese there are lots of these stools in Scotland well done again.Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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