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Classical Guitarist's Footstool Footrest

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Project by jordanp posted 04-12-2013 02:31 AM 3685 views 5 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just recently started woodworking and my brother is a classical guitarist so this was an obvious project for me..
The main footrest is reclaimed white oak with a leather pad and the scissor supports on the side are mahogany plywood i pulled off of some drawers (reclaimed) and some 3/8” dowels. There is no metal in the project.. sanded down with 400 grit and very light coat of minwax red mahogany stain and finished with a few coats of pastewax

thanks for checking out my project.

-- J. Palmer Woodworks - Rockwall TX -I woke up this morning thinking “man, I really hope someone posted some soul scarring sh*t on LJs today.” -- - Billy





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 04-12-2013 08:37 AM

Very handy piece

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

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Kaleb the Swede

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#2 posted 04-12-2013 11:33 AM

As a working classical guitarist thank you. Great job

-- Just trying to build something beautiful

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#3 posted 04-12-2013 02:03 PM

nice project.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#4 posted 04-12-2013 03:22 PM

That is very cool. One of my brothers is going to graduate in December, and he is studying classical guitar as well. Did you do this from a plan, or is it something you came up with on your own.

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#5 posted 04-12-2013 05:22 PM

nice very helpful

-- --Jakopo--

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#6 posted 04-13-2013 03:53 AM

Thanks for all the comments guys. this is actually the second one i made, didn’t have any plans or drawings the first one i made didn’t fold flat so i went back wrote down some measurements and made the corrections but it was basically a sunday afternoon in the garage with a big glass of ice tea just working it out..

if anyone wants the dimensions of the cuts let me know..

-- J. Palmer Woodworks - Rockwall TX -I woke up this morning thinking “man, I really hope someone posted some soul scarring sh*t on LJs today.” -- - Billy

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#7 posted 04-13-2013 03:57 AM

My younger brother is working on his doctorate at UT austin
he actually just landed in Serbia for the World Guitar Competition

Crazy Stuff

-- J. Palmer Woodworks - Rockwall TX -I woke up this morning thinking “man, I really hope someone posted some soul scarring sh*t on LJs today.” -- - Billy

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#8 posted 04-15-2013 04:07 PM

Cool project for a cool brother! I am sure that he’ll appreciate and enjoy using it. Great job!

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