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poplar prototype of new bar stool. legs and back are ebonized poplar.

-- John , Central PA , on facebook:!/pages/JC-Sterling-fine-furniture/104430802928776

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will delaney

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#1 posted 06-08-2012 08:37 PM

I love the stools you build. Beautiful style and craftsmanship as always.

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#2 posted 06-08-2012 09:16 PM

Very nice

So clean

I love the joints

Is the ebonizing black ink?


-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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#3 posted 06-08-2012 09:53 PM

Excellent design. I always like seeing poplar used. I think it could be used much more.

-- Paul from New England "No man is a failure who is enjoying life". William Feather

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#4 posted 06-08-2012 10:00 PM

nice looking bar stool. The contrasting colours look very good

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#5 posted 06-09-2012 01:18 AM

You make it seem easy! lol
great frontal visual! any more views?
A prototype…meaning?

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#6 posted 06-09-2012 04:08 AM

thank you all for your kind comments.

Doc, I will be doing this stool in walnut an maple and this is the prototype to iron out the kinks in design and to make sure the thing is comfortable.

i’ll see what i can do about additional photos.

-- John , Central PA , on facebook:!/pages/JC-Sterling-fine-furniture/104430802928776

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#7 posted 06-09-2012 04:09 AM

Jamie, yes the ebonizing was done with with black ink.

-- John , Central PA , on facebook:!/pages/JC-Sterling-fine-furniture/104430802928776

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#8 posted 06-09-2012 10:31 AM

Wow, looks great!

-- Guy,PEI

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#9 posted 06-09-2012 10:48 AM

Beautiful design!


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#10 posted 06-10-2012 03:15 PM

Four please! I’ll pay at least for the ink. ;)

-- "The greatest pleasure in life is doing what others say you cannot do."-Walter Bagehot

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#11 posted 06-10-2012 03:24 PM

You always do amazing work and have outstanding designs this is no exception . Great job John.

-- Custom furniture

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#12 posted 06-12-2012 04:11 AM

stools look great, I have never tried black ink or ebonizing, do you keep the joints clear of it so you can glue it up? Thanks

-- Z, Rockwall, TX

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