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Project by Jim Sellers posted 12-08-2012 02:15 AM 2791 views 15 times favorited 24 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just another bar stool top. Had some spare time last weekend to put this together. Simple and easy compared to some of the other stuff I take on. One more blank to go. 3 legs will go on these last 2.

-- J.C.Sellers, Norcross, Ga. Just cut it right the first time. The best carpenters make the fewest chips.





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luv2learn

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#1 posted 12-08-2012 02:43 AM

Man, that design is messing with my head :). Great job!!

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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Sam

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#2 posted 12-08-2012 03:12 AM

Beautiful! Very “M. C. Escher-istic”

-- Sam S. - Hebron, KY

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#3 posted 12-08-2012 03:18 AM

Very cool.super work.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#4 posted 12-08-2012 03:49 AM

Awesome design

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

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StephenSchaad

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#5 posted 12-08-2012 04:15 AM

Wow! Took me a minute to realize it was an inlay and not just a hole straight through! That’s awesome!

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lanwater

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#6 posted 12-08-2012 06:07 AM

I was wondering why on earth you need square holes on a stool top…

Great illusion!

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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Mip

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#7 posted 12-08-2012 06:59 AM

Man, where do you dream these ideas up??!!?? Very good artistically.

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murch

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#8 posted 12-08-2012 10:14 AM

Oooohh God the room is starting to spin. (stop looking, just look away – I can’t , I CAN’T) AAAAhhhhhhhh.

-- A family man has photos in his wallet where his money used to be.

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HalDougherty

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#9 posted 12-08-2012 10:58 AM

Bar stool? You are going to drive some drunk crazy… The design plays on your mind if you are sober. LOL

-- Hal, Tennessee http://www.first285.com

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nonickswood

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#10 posted 12-08-2012 12:46 PM

Very Cool!!
A Real Mind Bender.

-- Nick, Virginia, http://www.etsy.com/shop/NONICKSWOOD

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HorizontalMike

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#11 posted 12-08-2012 01:15 PM

I just kept staring at this and could not figure it out for the longest time! Wow! Very cool!

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

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Doe

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#12 posted 12-08-2012 01:51 PM

Alcohol and that bar stool? There could be alarming results . . .

Very cool!

-- Mother Nature talks, I try to listen

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#13 posted 12-08-2012 02:06 PM

Escher would be pleased.

-- A positive attitude will take you much further than positive thinking ever will.

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#14 posted 12-08-2012 03:08 PM

Wow an amazing optical illusion, or is it? Really cool work.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#15 posted 12-08-2012 07:11 PM

Great design, is there a plan available, or did you dream this up yourself after an inspirational beer or two? Thank
you for sharing.

-- As ever, Gus-the 76 yr young apprentice carpenter

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