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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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#1 posted 06-10-2008 03:27 AM
cool, i like all the different woods, it really makes the piece stand out! thanks for the post.
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#2 posted 06-10-2008 04:05 AM
Well, as my buddy BrianM says, “there’s no such thing as scrap wood”. Nice design. Good use of those left overs.
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#3 posted 06-10-2008 04:14 AM
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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#4 posted 06-10-2008 04:34 AM
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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#5 posted 06-10-2008 04:41 AM
love that combo of woods…the finish looks really smooth…
-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007
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#6 posted 06-10-2008 05:31 AM
Very Nice, I love the contrast of the differant woods and the design of the stool
-- Glenn, New Mexico
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#7 posted 06-10-2008 06:39 AM
Very impressive & attractive design.
-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python
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#8 posted 06-10-2008 03:20 PM
Very pretty! I really like the design.
-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"
Matt (Upper Cut)
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#9 posted 06-10-2008 03:50 PM
I really like that stool. Very nice.
-- Matt Gradwohl, Upper Cut Woodworks, http://uppercutwoodworks.com/
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#10 posted 06-10-2008 05:27 PM
Cool. What’s the joinery method from the legs to the top?
-- Rob (A) Waxahachie,TX
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#11 posted 06-10-2008 08:07 PM
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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#12 posted 06-10-2008 09:57 PM
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.
#13 posted 06-11-2008 02:28 AM
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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