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Early footstool

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Project by Rick M. posted 11-20-2011 10:17 PM 1111 views 2 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

One of my early projects of stained pine, probably finished with Danish Oil. Built it mostly to practice my handcut dovetails. As you can see I never fully sanded out the scribe lines and the stool has been very well used by the family. The half dovetails were trickier than they look. It really needs to be sanded down properly and refinished.

-- http://thewoodknack.blogspot.com/





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#1 posted 11-20-2011 10:32 PM

nice handcut joinery

-- Shawn, I ask in order to learn

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#2 posted 11-21-2011 12:22 AM

yes, really nice dovetails

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#3 posted 11-21-2011 05:07 AM

Thanks. There is one in the picture that needed a little fudging, a little sawdust and glue to fill it in but overall it wasn’t bad for a first time.

-- http://thewoodknack.blogspot.com/

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#4 posted 11-22-2011 07:36 AM

It stood the test of time, don’t touch it! As it gets older it gets more valuable. Nice work by the way.

-- Love thy neighbour as thyself

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