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A Green Project: Palette to stool

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Project by wrench posted 880 days ago 792 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This project was my first time doing a carved seat bottom. I was not sure about doing it and how it would turn out. So I got a palette from work. There was maple, red oak, and poplar in the palette this is why I painted it to mask all the different woods.

I hand carved the spindles with a cheap home depot chisel years ago. Out of some 2” red oak dowels. They where for a different project and never got around to using them. The seat bottom was carved with a carbide head for a right angle grinder.

-- J Wrench Syracuse New York





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MasterSergeant

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#1 posted 880 days ago

That is just plain COOL! Thanks for showing us!!

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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#2 posted 880 days ago

Nice job on hand carving the seat. The leaf theme is a very cute design for the stool. There is a book called 500 Chairs that has dozens of whimisical chairs or stools based on various types of vegetation and plants. You might find that interesting.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#3 posted 880 days ago

oh that looks very comfy. very kool

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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#4 posted 879 days ago

You have supurb creativity jason. Glad to see u finally put that carving to use…excellent work bro!!!

-- "...if america is any indication, i was born into one great big vacation...." RMB

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#5 posted 778 days ago

i like it alot. seems there should be a frog their somewhere!

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