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Project by Jim Sellers posted 04-17-2012 12:45 PM 1851 views 3 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just a couple of more stools. i decided to paint the bases and legs black on these. Typically use a high gloss poly finish on the tops.

-- J.C.Sellers, Norcross, Ga. Just cut it right the first time. The best carpenters make the fewest chips.

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#1 posted 04-17-2012 12:58 PM

Nice! I especially like the cubist top with the middle falling out. Very well executed effect!
Thanks for sharing.
Well done.

-- Central Ohio, Still got 9 and 15/16 fingers!

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#2 posted 04-17-2012 01:16 PM

Those black legs really go well with these designer tops. Makes em pop more. Very nice

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#3 posted 04-17-2012 01:23 PM

Very nice, I like them .

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#4 posted 04-17-2012 02:59 PM

Now thats cool. I like the tumbling block and what you did in the middle. Well done.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#5 posted 04-17-2012 08:50 PM

Out there!

-- Don't drink and use power tools @

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#6 posted 04-17-2012 10:55 PM

This made my day!! i never know what i will see here, but this makes today’s visit worthwhile. I am thinking you are using veneer and not solid wood to do the tumbling blocks center.

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and now time to work!!!

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#7 posted 04-17-2012 11:00 PM



I don’t if I would feel comfortable sitting on it or not… Looks like it might be kinda hard on my butt! LOL

Sure is pretty!

I think that’s the FANCIEST stool I ever did see!

Nice work!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:"

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#8 posted 04-18-2012 05:22 AM

Very cool!

-- Dreaming patterns

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#9 posted 04-18-2012 06:06 AM

nice stool everyone wants to know how you laid up the veneer? oh mybe it’s just me that wants to know!

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#10 posted 04-18-2012 12:13 PM

Thank you all for the compliments. I use iron on edge banding. Made a jig which makes fast work cutting the diamonds. I have a small heat sealing iron I use. It’s really amazing how well that stuff bonds. And if you screw up all you gotta do is heat it loose. It’s a lot of fun. The hardest part is having to build the bases (the stools themselves) I’d rather just make the tops.

-- J.C.Sellers, Norcross, Ga. Just cut it right the first time. The best carpenters make the fewest chips.

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#11 posted 04-18-2012 10:30 PM

outstanding design. The tops are very unique.

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

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