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Small Stool Made Entirely From Handtools

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Project by Woodworker_Collins posted 06-07-2012 01:14 PM 2803 views 5 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a small stool i made entirely from hand tools. To be honest this is probably was strong as a stool gets, it has 4 dovetails connecting the rails to the legs 2 mortice and tenons in the centre rail and 4 housing joints connecting the top rails to the legs which you attach the top to. All these joints i made just using a mitre saw and a set of chisels
http://adamswoodcreation.com

-- Adam, Ireland, http://www.youtube.com/user/AdamTheWoodworker





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Kookaburra

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#1 posted 06-07-2012 01:38 PM

It does look quite sturdy – no one should be afraid to sit on that! a great project for practicing your hand tool work. The giant dovetails are fun – this would be a great stool for the shop!

-- Kay - Just a girl who loves wood.

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Roger Clark aka Rex

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#2 posted 06-07-2012 01:41 PM

Adam, you are really getting into it. That is a great, sturdy stool. Keep up the good work.

-- Roger-R, Republic of Texas. "Always look on the Bright Side of Life" - An eyeball to eyeball confrontation with a blind person is as complete waste of Time.

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#3 posted 06-07-2012 02:15 PM

Adam, I really like that stool!

I do have one question….. how do you get it to stick to the wall like that? ;)

-- Improvise.... Adapt...... Overcome!

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TrBlu

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#4 posted 06-07-2012 02:16 PM

Very nice work, young man. Those dovetails loo very nice and strong.

-- The more I work with wood the more I recognize only God can make something as beautiful as a tree. I hope my humble attempts at this craft do justice by His masterpiece. -- Tim

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#5 posted 06-07-2012 02:36 PM

I really like this table!

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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#6 posted 06-07-2012 05:37 PM

Adam, great table; love the fact you did this by hand.

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#7 posted 06-07-2012 06:31 PM

thats a great table Adam,like the joinery.

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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rance

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#8 posted 06-07-2012 06:38 PM

That one is nice, but I like this one better. I’ve never had a use for a wall stool.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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#9 posted 06-07-2012 08:56 PM

but that is a sturdy one Andy.i see your from Ireland that where my ansisters are from love to visit it one day.there is a edit button at the top of this page that i think will let u edit and you can rotate the pictures i think i may be wrong i usely do the rotating in my pic folder on the puter.something like rance did.

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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#10 posted 06-07-2012 10:43 PM

Adam, how did you attach the seat to the stringers? The stool looks a treat. Pat

-- ***Pat*** Rookie woodworker looking for an education!!!

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#11 posted 06-08-2012 01:17 AM

Very nice, good work.

-- Rick, Union,KY firstlightwoodworking.blogspot.com

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#12 posted 06-08-2012 01:26 AM

Wow, all hand tools. Great looking stool. I love all the old school joinery. Keep up the great work!

-- You will never build it unless you try. The second one always turns out better.

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#13 posted 06-08-2012 02:07 AM

love the giant joinery

-- It's made of wood. Real sturdy.--Chubbs Peterson

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KOVA

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#14 posted 06-08-2012 02:23 AM

A LOT OF SKILL IN YOUR HANDS!! THE TOP MADE WITH HANDS PLANE OR Chisel???

-- KOVA, EL CARPINTERO DEL PUEBLO https://www.facebook.com/pages/El-Carpintero-Del-Pueblo/148976618479733

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#15 posted 06-08-2012 02:27 AM

I love pieces that are made with only hand tools. Something pure about it. Nice! God bless.

-- Brian M. Sharpe - http://www.etsy.com/shop/TheCarpentersHands

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