Grandson's Stool

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Project by RogerM posted 391 days ago 1097 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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#1 posted 391 days ago

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

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#2 posted 391 days ago

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

-- Allen, Colorado

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#3 posted 391 days ago

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

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#4 posted 391 days ago

Wonderful looking stool. The grain is super nice!

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

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#5 posted 391 days ago

Good eye for style and design, Nicely done.

-- So much wood, so little time.

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#6 posted 391 days ago

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 391 days ago

Very nice stool and beautifully figured wood…great job.

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

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#8 posted 391 days ago

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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#9 posted 391 days ago

Nice stool…

Nice crotch…


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

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#10 posted 390 days ago

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

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#11 posted 387 days ago

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

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