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Project by Lori posted 606 days ago 2650 views 12 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This wood was under a river in Honduras for over 100 years they call it “Soaker Logs”. We picked it up locally in Crystal River Florida. The place has since gone out of business. Last year my husband Frank went to Chidwick School of Fine Woodworking in Stevensville, Montana http://chidwickschool.com/ Frank really loved taking Andy’s Bar Stool class, if you ever wanted to take your woodworking to the next level we suggest you take one of his classes. Just check out his web site or his posts on Lumberjocks. He’s made 3 bar stools so far. I’ll post them in the near future. The finish is Waterlox Original (medium sheen). On the bottom of the stool we put some Holly stringing from a tree our neighbors cut down.





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robert triplett

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#1 posted 606 days ago

This is some very pretty work. The wood is beautiful and the joints are tight and clean. That must have been a great class! too bad it is so far from me.

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and so little time!

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a1Jim

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#2 posted 606 days ago

Beautiful chair,wood and work.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Monte Pittman

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#3 posted 606 days ago

Beautiful chair. Great work.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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Bricofleur

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#4 posted 606 days ago

Wow! Awesome stool. Perfect! We can’t expect something else from you, Lori. I believe Sam Maloof will turn in his grave if he sees your stool! Great work!

Best,

Serge

http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

-- Learn from yesterday, work today and enjoy success tomorrow. -- http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

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Lori

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#5 posted 606 days ago

Thank you for the wonderful comments!! We are actually getting ready to make a Maloof rocking chair next for out first grandchild that is due this February.

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Gshepherd

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#6 posted 606 days ago

These are some very beautiful chairs….... Superb Joinery…...

-- What we do in life will Echo through Eternity........

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Woodbridge

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#7 posted 606 days ago

That is a beautiful char. It is beautifully sculpted. I really like the integral sculpted foot rest.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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MonteCristo

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#8 posted 606 days ago

Yes, I see some Maloof in this one – very nice stool. I have heard of those logs they are fishing out of rivers in Central America. A second chance at quality Honduras and other woods most though were gone.

-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""

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mloy365

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#9 posted 606 days ago

Beautiful work! Looking forward to the Maloof chair. Thanks for the tip on the school.

-- Mike - Northern Upper Michigan

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Arbo

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#10 posted 606 days ago

Man, that chair really is art. Awesome work.

-- Paul, http://www.coriannslithos.com

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Surfside

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#11 posted 606 days ago

This is such a truly amazing work!

-- "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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Fishinbo

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#12 posted 605 days ago

A sterling woodworking piece!

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Schwieb

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#13 posted 605 days ago

Hi neighbor! What a beautiful chair. Outstanding work! I would love to be able to take some fine woodworking classes like that. One day maybe.

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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Roger

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#14 posted 605 days ago

Wow, Lori! That looks to be super comfy. So smooth, and flowing. Nicely dished for the backside. I like it. I could see me-self sippin a good pint o Guinness in one o these. :)

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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HorizontalMike

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#15 posted 587 days ago

Wow! Great flowing lines! It just makes you want to settle down on this stool just to feel all of those flowing lines! Great job!

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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