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Project by JoeinGa posted 12-06-2012 10:23 PM 1292 views 4 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here’s one that I’ll give away at our next Ladies Night Clinic. I work at the big orange box and make most of the door prizes we give away each month.

The center board for the top of this one came from a piece of 100 year old oak that someone gave me when they disassembeled an old barn after her grandfather had passed. The outter pieces are some pecan that I scored when someone I work with lost an old pecan tree in a storm two years ago.

The finish is about eight coats of Tung oil

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Fishinbo

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#1 posted 12-06-2012 10:26 PM

Of stalwart built.

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Handtooler

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#2 posted 12-06-2012 11:11 PM

Very Nice! You do some fine work, and are so generous. God Bless you.

-- Russell Pitner Hixson, TN 37343 bassboy40@msn.com

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HorizontalMike

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#3 posted 12-06-2012 11:33 PM

I like the idea of a wider step stool/seat. It seems like it would be more steady, at least in one dimension. Well done!

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

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JoeinGa

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#4 posted 12-07-2012 12:16 AM

Yep, the first stool I made (I posted a pic of it on here somewhere) had straight legs that were actually 1” narrower than the top. It was a bit too tipsy for my liking. So subsequent models all have the legs splayed wider then the length of the top and I also make them WIDER than the top so someone wont be as liable to tip if they stand at the edge.

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#5 posted 12-07-2012 01:25 AM

Good build and smart build

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#6 posted 12-17-2012 02:24 PM

Joe, that is one sturdy step stool!! It looks very stable.!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#7 posted 12-17-2012 05:23 PM

I like it nice work Joe and a cool gift.

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KOVA

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#8 posted 09-22-2013 04:57 AM

EXCELENTE PIEZA JOE
Y LA TERMINACIÓN ES LUJOSA!!!!!!!

-- KOVA, EL CARPINTERO DEL PUEBLO https://www.facebook.com/pages/El-Carpintero-Del-Pueblo/148976618479733

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Bruce

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#9 posted 02-02-2014 04:16 PM

That is beautiful wood. Sounds like you landed in heaven in Georgia. Nice!

-- I think of Jack Nicholson as the Joker in Batman when he says "Where does he get those wonderful toys" and ask WHERE DO U GUYS GET ALL THAT WONDERFUL WOOD?

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#10 posted 08-08-2014 06:30 AM

Love the old wood, nice job!

-- JEFF Illinois (Banks of the Mississippi)

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