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Flame Maple and Black Walnut step stool. Hand cut dovetails...

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Project by woodsman posted 08-13-2013 01:45 AM 4107 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I purchased some nice Flame Maple and Black Walnut and decided to build a step stool. Will be using the rest for a table top…The dovetails are hand made and the light and dark contrast well together.





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#1 posted 08-13-2013 02:09 AM

Very nice piece….great looking hand cut dovetails !

-- Measure "at least" twice and cut once

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#2 posted 08-13-2013 09:14 AM

This is a real beauty!!!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#3 posted 08-13-2013 01:39 PM

nice job

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#4 posted 08-13-2013 02:33 PM

Looks great!!

-- Mike from Buffalo "A man spends the first half of his life learning habits that shorten the other half of his life."

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#5 posted 08-13-2013 11:54 PM

Very nice…

-- Jeff .... Minnesota, USA

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#6 posted 08-14-2013 12:59 AM

this is a nice project. but the maple is gorgeous!

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#7 posted 08-14-2013 01:58 AM

Walnut and maple work so well together. A stool fit for a king!

-- Support woodworking hand models. Buy me a sawstop.

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#8 posted 08-14-2013 11:07 AM

Why did you lay out the dovetails like that instead of the traditional half pin at the end?

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#9 posted 08-15-2013 03:48 PM

Super stool! Like the wood combo, great color contrast and the dovetails are awesome.

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