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I finally got around to making a stool to go along with my workbench. Top is curly maple and hand caned with the rest cherry. Legs are splayed at 2.5 degrees in both directions.
Jun 02, 2013
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#1 posted 06-02-2013 04:03 AM
2 1/2 degrees, what a difference in the build and what a difference in the look. It sits quite attractively under your fine bench and has just the right amount of comfort in the seat to my eye.They’ll both outlive you.The mixed mortises look to be just for fun. Very nicely done.
-- firstname.lastname@example.org : dovetail free since '53, critiques always welcome.
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#2 posted 06-02-2013 04:37 AM
That’s very nice..Got to agree with gene..stylin next to the bench…
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#3 posted 06-02-2013 05:36 AM
Nice stool and nice bench too. I made a shop stool a few years ago and I use it every day. You will never regret having this beauty.
-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees. http://prmdesigns.com/
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#4 posted 06-02-2013 07:18 AM
Great addition to your shop. Nice fit…..................
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#5 posted 06-02-2013 10:23 AM
Nice stool…...I keep meaning to start making one…..thanks for the reminder!!
-- If you can't be good.........be good at it !!!!! http://www.falconwood.nl
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#6 posted 06-02-2013 11:09 AM
Nice build.A lot of love went into this one. Good for you.
-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon
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#7 posted 06-02-2013 01:34 PM
Nice stool and work bench. They both look really nice.
helluvawreck aka Charleshttp://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com
-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau
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#8 posted 06-02-2013 01:41 PM
Wow, this is awesome. I’ve been wanting a stool for my shop and was considering some store bought one. This totally blows that away. You’ve inspired me!
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#9 posted 06-02-2013 02:18 PM
OK, so now I am really embarrassed by the work bench stool I cobbled together in an hour. Mine is functional – yours is cool. Nice job.
-- Dave K.
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#10 posted 06-02-2013 07:46 PM
Very, very nice. Added to favorites. Thanks for posting.
-- Steve, South Carolina, http://www.finewoodworkingofsc.com
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#11 posted 06-02-2013 10:30 PM
That is one sweet piece of craftsmanship. It’s a perfect compliment to your workbench. (And both are way to pretty to actually use in a shop setting!)
-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"
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