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Project by Pathpounder posted 04-23-2008 12:09 AM 1684 views 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Honey wanted a stool to reach the upper cabinets in our kitchen and for the grandkids to reach the sink so I updated the plan slightly to match our cabinets. However now that she has seen Bloodwood she wants that on her new kitchen island top (yet to be built). Oh, the web we weave sometimes.
White oak, Bloodwood, Walnut plugs. Thanks for looking at my first posted project here.





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Masterchief

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#1 posted 04-23-2008 12:20 AM

I love the bloodwood, may I ask were you got it? and yes great stool, good workmanship, the walnut plugs is a nice touch.

-- When you are at a point in life and you think there is nothing more to learn, then you must understand that you have learned nothing at all. Billy

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#2 posted 04-23-2008 12:58 AM

great stool. has the bloodwood started to change colors on you? Did you use a UV filter in the finish?

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#3 posted 04-23-2008 01:20 AM

Great looking step stool. What honey wants honey gets, right? Love the color. mike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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trifern

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#4 posted 04-23-2008 01:34 AM

Great looking step stool.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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Grumpy

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#5 posted 04-23-2008 01:39 AM

Now you have started it Pathfinder. I look forward to seeing the benchtop.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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Scott Bryan

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#6 posted 04-23-2008 02:40 AM

Pathpounder,

This is a nice stool. The bloodwood is gorgeous. Combining it with the oak sets up a nice contrast.

Thanks for the post.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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Pathpounder

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#7 posted 04-23-2008 01:35 PM

Senior Chief I got the Bloodwood from Woodworkers Source online. Around here we don’t have many resources for exotic woods. Very nice wood from them though and good follow through to my door.

Motthunter I used waterlox sealer and waterlox finish on the stool. I have not had a problem with my bloodwood fading yet. The supply I had ordered sat in my shop for several months and seemed to retain the color very well.

Thanks for looking. A small and simple project was fun for a change.

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Texasgaloot

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#8 posted 04-23-2008 05:07 PM

Nice proportions, great use of contrasting woods, lots of visual interest. Very cool.
What does LOML mean?

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Pathpounder

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#9 posted 04-23-2008 07:55 PM

LOML (love of my life). I usually have to google these things when I see them. I’m not up on them very well.
Thanks for the comments.

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Steve Griffin

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#10 posted 04-27-2008 09:24 PM

Beautiful color combination!!

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#11 posted 07-31-2008 11:11 PM

Great looking step stool.

-- jeanmarc manosque france

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