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lil stool for my helper (helping with workshop addition)

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Project by bowtie posted 03-09-2013 01:16 AM 1552 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A little stool for a good friend helping me with my workshop addition.
He’s got a low center of gravity and doesn’t like the other stools in the shop.
Sparing no expense I got out the chainsaw and “sculpted” a cedar slab.
Legs are a little dead cedar with a 1 1/8” tenon.
Legs are set at 7 degrees and glued and wedged with pine wedgies.
Legs were cut off on my sawmill ( l j buddy Hal’s idea ) for a custom fit to his exacting specs.
He’s happy and I’m happy to have his help!
thanks for looking

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru.... cccedar.com





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gfadvm

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#1 posted 03-09-2013 02:22 AM

Nice job on the helper’s stool. The shop looks like its coming along very nicely!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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JoeinGa

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#2 posted 03-09-2013 02:35 AM

Geeze dude… at least take a belt sander to it. You dont want him gettin’ SPLINTERS for gosh sakes

Nice shop by the way

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

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grizzman

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#3 posted 03-09-2013 03:01 AM

sweet stool…great shop addition, will enjoy seeing how this comes along..maybe buy some band aids for the splinters..

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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Natalie

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#4 posted 03-09-2013 05:12 AM

Legs are a little dead cedar with a 1 1/8” tenon.

Is this someone you like?

Nice shop addition! Can’t wait to see the rest.

-- Natalie - My mind is like a bad neighborhood, I don't like to go there alone.

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GerardoArg1

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#5 posted 03-09-2013 10:54 AM

Nice work! Show that finished!!! Congratulations

-- Disfruta tu trabajo (enjoy your work) (Bandera, Argentina)

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Monte Pittman

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#6 posted 03-09-2013 11:16 AM

It’s a wood shop. People get splinters in a wood shop. If it’s my shop, I expect to bleed some while I am in there. Man up!

I think it’s a great stool.

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

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Bluepine38

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#7 posted 03-09-2013 05:31 PM

Monte, it is easy to man up to a few slivers, but thinking of their location and who would have to pull them out,
I think I would opt for the belt sander and a coat or two of shellac at the least. Great looking shop, and I am
sure your and your helper will be spending a little time there. Thank you for sharing.

-- As ever, Gus-the 75 yr young apprentice carpenter

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whitebeast88

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#8 posted 03-09-2013 09:05 PM

great stool bowtie,and an even better looking shop you have coming along there.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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John Blunt

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#9 posted 03-12-2013 06:04 AM

Cool! I have done a lot of high finesse detailed work, and I still love this simple happy solid style of woodworking. My favorite to build and to have and use!

-- Seattle John, http://www.isgoodwoodworks.com/index.php

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