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Project by abie posted 2356 days ago 1407 views 3 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

one of my first projects in woodworking class redone
this time the wood inserts matched and the holes for screws covered in contrasting walnut plugs

-- Bruce. a mind is like a book it is only useful when open.





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Chris

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#1 posted 2356 days ago

Nice job… I would have not thought of mixing Pine & Walnut. It came out very nicely.

-- "Everything that is great and inspiring is created by the individual who labors in freedom" -- Albert Einstein

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aaronmolloy

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#2 posted 2356 days ago

Mixing pine with walnut is a nice job pretty nice job could you please give us the measurements

-- A. Molloy

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ChicoWoodnut

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#3 posted 2356 days ago

Nice one Bruce. I think my next project will be in walnut due to the fact that it is so readily available here locally.

-- Scott - Chico California http://chicowoodnut.home.comcast.net

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GaryK

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#4 posted 2356 days ago

Great looking job! Nice contrasts.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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Dominic Vanacora

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#5 posted 2356 days ago

I have made many stools and now I feel bad about senting out such a ugly thing. Now I have to add this wonderful stool to my favorite’s list and start all over.
Thanks for sharing such a nice design. Great eye appeal. I like the different woods and the finish.

-- Dominic, Trinity, Florida...Lets be safe out there.

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RobH

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#6 posted 2356 days ago

Looks great. I love little stools. Too bad we don’t need any more. Sometimes I am tempted to make some and just sit them around the house. That never works though.

Keep up the good work!

-- -- Rob Hix, King George, VA

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Scott Bryan

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#7 posted 2356 days ago

Hi Bruce,

This piece has a nice design to it and I really like the contrasting woods. Adding the walnut plugs adds a nice detail to the piece as well.

Very nice project.

Thanks for sharing it with the group.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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Blake

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#8 posted 2356 days ago

Very attractive stool.

-- Happy woodworking! http://www.openarmsphotography.com

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Grumpy

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#9 posted 2356 days ago

Very stylish, nice job.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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cajunpen

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#10 posted 2356 days ago

Beautiful stool.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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rikkor

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#11 posted 2356 days ago

Well, that is really nice. The contrast sure adds interest.

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sharad

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#12 posted 2355 days ago

A very nice stool.
Sharad

-- “If someone feels that they had never made a mistake in their life, then it means they have never tried a new thing in their life”.-Albert Einstein

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ChesapeakeBob

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#13 posted 2043 days ago

Looks great and I love the plugs! I saved this project tomy favorites!

-- Chesapeake Bob, Southern Maryland

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