Mahogany Footstool

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Project by 007lab posted 01-29-2013 06:59 PM 1092 views 1 time favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I saw a stool like this in a boutique made of plywood and no inlay for $250. It had a dowel for the center rod. I thought I’d show them up,...quietly, in my shop. So there.

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#1 posted 01-29-2013 07:13 PM

I originally typed “Mahogany Fool Stool”. Maybe that is a better name. (I edited it but it didn’t seem to change the correction. However.)

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#2 posted 01-29-2013 07:18 PM

I saw “Fool Stool” on the projects list too and then suddenly it changed to “Footstool”” There must be a delay in changes made . . .

Nice stool by the way !

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

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#3 posted 01-29-2013 07:34 PM

That’s a fine stool and I love the joinery. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#4 posted 01-29-2013 08:49 PM

Very nice the inlay really adds a lot

-- Custom furniture

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#5 posted 01-29-2013 09:11 PM

You showed them indeed!

-- Grace & peace, Chris+

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#6 posted 01-30-2013 03:41 AM

Very nice! I love box joints and the inlay just one ups the whole thing A dowel really ? I bet this will last longer lol

-- mike c

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#7 posted 01-30-2013 03:37 PM

One great looking and sturdy stool, like the awesome joinery and the touch of inlay.


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#8 posted 01-30-2013 05:57 PM

They’re actually dovetails, but the pictures don’t show that very well.

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#9 posted 01-30-2013 07:14 PM

Very nice the dovetails are beautiful what are the two strips at the bottom it is sitting on are they loose or attached? Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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#10 posted 07-11-2014 08:39 PM

They’re just sitting on the stickers to dry.

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