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Grandpa's Stool

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Project by ChefHDAN posted 949 days ago 1010 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Stool from g-pa’s balcony. Had to spend at least the last ten years in the elements and no telling what kind of abuse before then. Top was in four pieces and stamped underneath with Hallowell Standard Stamped Steel Jenkstown PA. The base was coated with a layer of surface rust but the structure was still intact. Striped primed &painted. Top glued back together, sanded out re-distressed slightly, stained for effect & BLO final finish.





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clieb91

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#1 posted 949 days ago

Nicely put back together. Good that you could keep the original wood seat with it. Sure it has some stories to tell.

CtL

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Transition

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#2 posted 949 days ago

Nice save. I have refurbished a number of my grandfather’s tools and use them all the time. I hope you get to “set a spell” on this one for years to come. On another note, I have a number of older relatives and I hate to say what thoughts “Grandpa’s Stool” conjured…

-- Andrew, Orange County, CA - www.TransitionTurning.com

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Dusty56

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#3 posted 949 days ago

Thank God for pictures …your title had me worried for a minute ! LOL
Nice restoration : )

-- When you arrive at my front door, please knock softly but firmly. I like soft , firm, knockers : )

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Michael1

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#4 posted 949 days ago

Nice restoration project, and Dusty 56,, you are hilarious!!! I havent laughed that hard since Granny lost her teeth on the roller coaster at six flags!

-- Michael Mills, North Carolina, http://www.scicaskets.com

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