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Coloured Backenzahn Stool

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Project by Panga Design posted 441 days ago 2710 views 23 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A subtle yet very effective finish applied to one of our best selling stools. This one ebonised using rusty vinegar solution sprayed on. Sanded back and finished in three coats of mineral oil. Stunning!

www.pangadesign.com

-- Al Carscadden, Panga Design, http://www.pangadesign.com info@pangadesign.com





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DouginVa

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#1 posted 441 days ago

White oak posts? Or some other kind of wood? Nice use of shadow lines in the saw kerfs (?) where the posts meet.

-- Just a man with his chisel.........

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helluvawreck

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#2 posted 441 days ago

Say!!! This is a nice one. I like it.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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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Woodbridge

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#3 posted 441 days ago

simple and very pleasing design and a real nice looking finish.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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Dave777

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#4 posted 441 days ago

Most excellent might use this design if it is ok with you

-- the stone rejected by the builders will become the capstone

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rustynails

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#5 posted 441 days ago

Nice…. what are the demotions?

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bondogaposis

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#6 posted 441 days ago

I like it, simple, clean and stunning.

-- Bondo Gaposis

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Panga Design

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#7 posted 440 days ago

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Hawaiilad

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#8 posted 440 days ago

Very nice Al. Any chance you share with us just how this stool is built

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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pinebarron72

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#9 posted 440 days ago

DANG…..really….DANG

-- I Like Saw Dust---Matt Simmons

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SCOTSMAN

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#10 posted 440 days ago

It looks to me like it’s four individual pieces glued up and minimally carved to look roughly like a backenzahn or rear tooth MOlar,lOL Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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Panga Design

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#11 posted 440 days ago

Start with 6” rough sawn stock. Have done these in green oak, but better when 3 year air dried or better still (££££) Kiln dried.

PAR. crosscut to +10mm finished height x 4 (legs)
I have made a jig that allows me to use the tablesaw to cut angles in legs. You now have 4 identical legs.

Each leg is marked for a 25mm oak dowel to sink 50mm into each flat/mating face. This has to be absolutely precise. NO margin for error to within .25mm. If you are out…........you may as well start again! This is not a “I can sand/plane that at the end” kind of piece.

Oak dowels in, glue mating faces using titebond of course. Clamp in all directions overnight ensuring good 90 degree angles and a flat top (ignore squeeze out).

Remove clamps.

Sand rough 40 grit with belt sander top and sides. Clean any squeeze out underside using a sharp chisel.

Ensuring top is perfectly flat, set up fence on tablesaw and saw height to 10mm to run a recess through top in both directions centrally. Then vertically through legs.

Using a clear malt vinegar solution that has been eating rusty steel for 2 weeks (strained) and spray the entire piece until it is soaking. Allow to dry overnight.

Piece will now be BLACK

Sand all faces using 40 grit, working to 180.

Crosscut bottom of feet using sled on tablesaw.

Hand sand all edges/corner.

Oil

wait

Oil

wait

sand

Oil

Wait

sand

oil

FINISHED!

-- Al Carscadden, Panga Design, http://www.pangadesign.com info@pangadesign.com

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Panga Design

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#12 posted 440 days ago

added a few more images had kicking around

-- Al Carscadden, Panga Design, http://www.pangadesign.com info@pangadesign.com

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TheTalkingGrape

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#13 posted 439 days ago

Wow very creative. Something to make to get rid of some big chunks in my shed. Thanks for sharing.

-- Tim, Sydney Australia, http://www.youtube.com/user/TheTalkingGrape?feature=watch, https://www.facebook.com/pages/Tims-Wooden-Wonders/1433591433543077?ref=hl

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majuvla

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#14 posted 439 days ago

Cool, simple and modern design

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Fishinbo

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#15 posted 438 days ago

Awesome piece! Like the black color and modern look of it. Great work!

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