Kid's Stool

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Project by mp42871 posted 01-16-2013 07:54 PM 1506 views 22 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

First of a set of four. Based on a picture my wife liked on the Internet. Made from some walnut my father in law was going to burn. Joined with pocket screws and glue. No stain, just polyurethane. First project without plans.

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#1 posted 01-16-2013 08:18 PM

That’s a great piece.

It’s a shame you did it without plans, I’d love to get a set for it.

-- Alex, Los Angeles

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#2 posted 01-16-2013 08:23 PM

I’m sure I could write something up.

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#3 posted 01-16-2013 08:52 PM

Simple, contemporary with clean lines, well-executed. Love the subtle curve. I like it a lot.

Can’t believe your FIL was going to burn that wood!

-- Optimists are usually disappointed. Pessimists are either right or pleasantly surprised. I tend to be a disappointed pessimist.

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#4 posted 01-16-2013 08:56 PM

Look very stylish and well made. Your FIL is obviously not a woodworker, either that or he hates Walnut.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#5 posted 01-16-2013 09:47 PM

Very nice…I bet they’re comfortable too!

-- Steve, Pennsylvania

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#6 posted 01-16-2013 09:56 PM

Good looking stool mp, Glad to see ya posting projects after lurking in the corner for nearly 2 years. Hope to see the rest of the stools and maybe a table to go with it. Welcome to LJ’s and keep on posting…..

-- My mind is like lighting, one brilliant flash, then its gone.....

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#7 posted 01-16-2013 10:08 PM

Simple but remarkable!

-- "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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#8 posted 01-16-2013 10:29 PM

Love the simple lines and the curved seat.
Beautiful work.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#9 posted 01-16-2013 10:43 PM

Very nice.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are."

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#10 posted 01-16-2013 10:49 PM

Nice design well done.

-- Custom furniture

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#11 posted 01-17-2013 12:09 AM

I second the plans. Thats a great design. How are the pocket holes holding up with use? Familiar with SketchUp? :)

-- Jay -

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#12 posted 01-17-2013 01:30 AM

I’m not familiar with SketchUp, but I’ll have to check it out.

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#13 posted 01-17-2013 02:09 AM

Clean and solid looking, I say throw all the plans away! Awesome!

-- Chris, Long Island

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#14 posted 01-17-2013 03:24 AM

I really like that style. Simple, yet modern and as others have said…clean. Executed nicely!

-- -James, Sumerville SC

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#15 posted 01-17-2013 03:51 AM

Love it!

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