Windsor Milking Stools

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Project by Ron Messersmith posted 02-25-2012 01:14 AM 1047 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Windsor style milking stools. Don’t really know why I made them. Do they still milk cows by hand!!!!

-- Jupiter

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#1 posted 02-25-2012 01:29 AM

I like the antiquing or aging ,they look great.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 02-25-2012 06:19 AM

I was looking at these for my daughter’s little table, seems easy and functional. I really like what you did with the red and black one.

-- --Rev. Russ in NY-- A posse ad esse

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#3 posted 02-25-2012 12:37 PM

yes, folks do that have only 1 or 2 cows !! stools are hard to make..congrats on these

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#4 posted 02-25-2012 06:36 PM

They might still milk cows by hand, not in my supermarket though, HA HA HA. These look really nice, I am partial to the darker one , but I would take whatever you would give me, LOL

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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#5 posted 02-29-2012 08:16 AM

I like em! Did you make them on the lathe?

I am currently building some Windsor stools on my lathe with a bunch of 8/2 white oak strips I was given.

-- Chris, Washington The State!

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#6 posted 02-29-2012 11:11 AM

Hi Chris,

Yes, I made these on the lathe including the seats. Normally my Windsor chair seats are cut out with a band saw or a bow saw and shaped using a gutter adze, scorps, compass planes and spokeshaves.

Take care,


-- Jupiter

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