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Firstborn Furniture-Queen Anne Footstool

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Project by DustyMark posted 10-11-2012 05:29 PM 1167 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Completed in 1988. This piece accompanies the Bates rocking chair. The footstool is made of walnut. This is straight from Woodsmith. The legs were cut on the band saw and then spoke-shaved and rasped to final shape. My daughter has this piece of furniture as well.

-- Mark, Minnesota





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 10-11-2012 06:20 PM

That’s one sturdy looking footstool,nice work one those legs too.

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#2 posted 10-11-2012 08:19 PM

Good looking stool. Ditto, very nice work on the legs.

-- The greatest risk is not taking one...

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#3 posted 10-11-2012 09:15 PM

Wow! Beautiful!

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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#4 posted 10-11-2012 11:39 PM

Love the footstool. Thanks for posting.

-- Steve, South Carolina, http://www.finewoodworkingofsc.com

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#5 posted 10-12-2012 01:00 AM

Thanks, Woodsmith issue 43 takes you through the amazing process of shaping these legs. You actually glue the cut-off from the first side back on before making the cut on the adjacent face. The designer had a good eye for proportion.

-- Mark, Minnesota

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