Hand Carved Maloof Inspired Stool

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Project by Ben posted 391 days ago 2199 views 14 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This stool is a practice piece. I wanted to see If I could pull off the required joinery for the rockers I plan to make next. I’m really proud of this piece. Everything turned out great. It’s comfortable to sit in and with my 15 month old climbing on everything this really gives him a boost up. It’s also great for me for bath time. Done completely with flesh powered tools. Made from 8/4 walnut finished with Boiled Linseed Oil.

As always comments, suggestions, and critiques are always welcome.

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#1 posted 391 days ago

stool turned out great , i love it

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#2 posted 391 days ago

Impressive build. Nice work.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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#3 posted 391 days ago

great job

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#4 posted 391 days ago

That’s one heckuva practice piece. I’m scared to see how good the serious ones will look.

-- Josh; Former Pennsylvanian, current Coloradan

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#5 posted 391 days ago

Excellent joinery, good job Ben!

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#6 posted 391 days ago

Thanks for the all the nice comments.

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#7 posted 391 days ago

I love this.

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#8 posted 391 days ago

Great piece. Can’t wait to see the rocker.

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#9 posted 391 days ago

That’s very impressive! I really like the look of it, and I think it begs to be touched. Looks like it has great texture. Awesome that you only used hand tools.

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#10 posted 391 days ago

I like it Ben, it looks purdy & well made. go ahead go for the chairs.

-- Darrell, making more sawdust than I know what to do with

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#11 posted 391 days ago

Just one more step, round the corners of the joint and it will be perfect.

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#12 posted 391 days ago

great looking stool

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#13 posted 390 days ago

I think you have mimicked his style quite nicely! Well done!

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#15 posted 386 days ago

Good-looking stool !

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