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Smitty_Cabinetshop

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#1 posted 09-04-2012 02:16 PM

Awesome finish to the stool, and I love the angles as well. Nice!

How’s the top attached to the base?

-- Don't anthropomorphize your handplanes. They hate it when you do that. -- OldTools Archive --

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Kookaburra

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#2 posted 09-04-2012 02:28 PM

This is wonderful – not only is the wood reclaimed but you have give the stool itself the look of an old friend. If I went into a kitchen with a stool like this, I would know I was welcome to pull it up and have a cup of coffee and stay as long as I want.

-- Kay - Just a girl who loves wood.

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Brandon

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#3 posted 09-04-2012 02:41 PM

I love everything about this stool. The wood, the finish, the design. Very inspiring!

-- "hold fast to that which is good"

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TRYPHON974

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#4 posted 09-04-2012 03:12 PM

I love it, the beauty of simplicity.

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Blah Blahbalh

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#5 posted 09-04-2012 03:24 PM

Thanks for the notes. To answer Smitty, I screwed into the base from the underside supports.

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DocSavage45

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#6 posted 09-04-2012 03:40 PM

Checked your blog site. In your quest for earlier times and recycling lumber have you considered the earlier techniques of framing? Nice piece! Might add to your peacce of mind if you have the time. :-)

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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Blah Blahbalh

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#7 posted 09-04-2012 03:58 PM

Doc, thanks for checking it out. Hope to do a version of this stool with mortise and tenon but wasn’t sure how the small braces would stand up given the small amount of wood used for the tenons. We’ll see…

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DocSavage45

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#8 posted 09-04-2012 04:01 PM

Maybe large pegs vs. Tennons? rounded off for decoration? Thinking you might enjoy useing a brace and bits? Wabi-Sabi!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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Kevin

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#9 posted 09-04-2012 04:08 PM

Love the stool, looks amazing out of reclaimed lumber. Great job.

-- Measure twice, cut once, then rout a whole bunch

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PetePW

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#10 posted 09-04-2012 05:18 PM

Very nice job!!

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Schimmel

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#11 posted 09-04-2012 07:52 PM

you can’t beat that look, great stool

-- Chad, Gilbert AZ www.impeccablepen.com and www.youtube.com/user/ctschimmel

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woodshaver

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#12 posted 09-04-2012 09:31 PM

Great looking stool! What’s good about your stool is you can ding it and you it will still look good!!

-- Tony C UAW, St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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#13 posted 09-05-2012 01:00 AM

Great stool, keep up the good work!

AJ

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#14 posted 09-05-2012 03:55 AM

cool looking stool,great job

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#15 posted 09-05-2012 04:02 AM

reclaimed wood is the best there is.
very nice.
I hope you made somebody happy with this stool.
Pabull

-- rhykenologist and plant grower

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