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Grandson's Stool

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Project by RogerM posted 08-03-2013 01:27 AM 1272 views 4 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Grandsons stool made from crotch of a black walnut tree. Round mortise and tenon legs with maple wedges. Finish is Minwax Golden Oak Stain, followed by dilute shellac sealer, diluted polyurethane, rubbed out with 0000 steel wool and finishing wax.

-- Roger M, Aiken, SC





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Von

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#1 posted 08-03-2013 01:59 AM

I’m a sucker for highly figured wood, nice work!

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bobasaurus

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#2 posted 08-03-2013 02:32 AM

Really nice. The crotch figure and tenon wedges look great.

-- Allen, Colorado

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Grandpa

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#3 posted 08-03-2013 02:32 AM

I am with Von. I love it. I am a sucker for the grain too. This is just beautiful.

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woodshaver

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#4 posted 08-03-2013 02:46 AM

Wonderful looking stool. The grain is super nice!

-- Tony C St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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OldMike1945

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#5 posted 08-03-2013 03:10 AM

Good eye for style and design, Nicely done.

-- So much wood, so little time.

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RogerM

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#6 posted 08-03-2013 03:24 PM

Thanks for the kind comments folks. Glad you like the piece. It is for my grandson’s second birthday.

-- Roger M, Aiken, SC

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#7 posted 08-03-2013 04:04 PM

Very nice stool and beautifully figured wood…great job.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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JoeinGa

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#8 posted 08-03-2013 06:57 PM

This is the only web-site that you can say “Nice crotch” to another guy and not feel all weird about it! :-) :-)

Great little stool! Should last for generations!

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

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maplerock

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#9 posted 08-03-2013 11:52 PM

Nice stool…

Nice crotch…

hehehehe

-- Jerry... making sawdust in the Knobs of Southern Indiana

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rrlenhart

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#10 posted 08-04-2013 02:52 AM

I like everything about this stool. Very, very nice job.

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Fishinbo

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#11 posted 08-07-2013 01:56 PM

Great looking stool! The grains and finish look amazing and fantastic joints.

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