Cottage stools

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Project by oakwood posted 693 days ago 651 views 6 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These stools came to life from stumps I brought back from the dump near the cottage. I let the stumps dry in the basement for about a year.

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#1 posted 693 days ago

Very nifty stools. What angle did you drill for the tenons on the legs? Thnx in advance. They look good.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#2 posted 693 days ago

Those are very nice and I love the wedged tenon joinery. I’m amazed they didn’t have more cracks/splits.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#3 posted 693 days ago

Nice use of the “stumps” : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#4 posted 693 days ago

Nice, I have a few cookies cut from stumps that I have been drying for something similar. Great job.

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

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#5 posted 692 days ago

Those stools are really cool i like pieces like this where you can see the full effect of the wood nice joints too!

-- If i could live in a tree and get away with it i would :-)

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#6 posted 692 days ago

What height and leg angle. I too have been saving back some cookie cuts from a large honey locust for just this project. Thanks for any advice. I’ll be watching this post in anticipation of getting started on mine.
Thanks for posting.

-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)

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