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Project by tlove posted 2223 days ago 1081 views 2 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my first project post to LumberJocks. It is a stool I built for my Daughter from scrap pieces of walnut, cherry, and maple. The finish is one coat of BLO followed by three wipe-on coats of gel topcoat.





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teenagewoodworker

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#1 posted 2223 days ago

cool, i like all the different woods, it really makes the piece stand out! thanks for the post.

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tenontim

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#2 posted 2223 days ago

Well, as my buddy BrianM says, “there’s no such thing as scrap wood”. Nice design. Good use of those left overs.

-- Tim

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Dusty56

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#3 posted 2223 days ago

this is an awesome stool and your choice of woods is perfect

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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bbqking

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#4 posted 2223 days ago

The truly great thing about making family pieces like this is that while you’re building furniture, you are also building memories that will last a lifetime and then some. As always, bbqKing

-- bbqKing, Lawrenceville

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Napaman

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#5 posted 2223 days ago

love that combo of woods…the finish looks really smooth…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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Bigbuck

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#6 posted 2223 days ago

Very Nice, I love the contrast of the differant woods and the design of the stool

-- Glenn, New Mexico

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Grumpy

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#7 posted 2223 days ago

Very impressive & attractive design.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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CharlieM1958

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#8 posted 2223 days ago

Very pretty! I really like the design.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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Matt (Upper Cut)

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#9 posted 2223 days ago

I really like that stool. Very nice.

-- Matt Gradwohl, Upper Cut Woodworks, http://uppercutwoodworks.com/

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RobS

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#10 posted 2223 days ago

Cool. What’s the joinery method from the legs to the top?

-- Rob (A) Waxahachie,TX

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jockmike2

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#11 posted 2223 days ago

My wife is 4 ft nothing so I’m kinda a stool expert, I’d hafta say thats one of the best lookin best smellin stools around. mike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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brunob

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#12 posted 2223 days ago

Always great to see that scrap wood used. Vey nice.

-- Bruce from Central New York...now, if you'll pardon me, I have some sawdust to make.

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tlove

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#13 posted 2222 days ago

RobS – The legs are attached via a butt joint using pocket holes. I was not about to attempt a sliding dovetail joint on an angle!

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