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Walnut and hard maple. That joint was a helluva lot of fun to cut. Here’s a link to the thread with some great drawings of the cuts for the joint. http://lumberjocks.com/topics/52333
Aug 21, 2013
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#1 posted 08-21-2013 11:48 AM
Nice. I like simple things but sometimes increasing the complexity of a design is fun.
What kind of finish did you use?
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#2 posted 08-21-2013 11:59 AM
-- Whatever you find to do with your hands, do it with all your might,... because there is no work in the grave...Ecclesiastes 9:10
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#3 posted 08-21-2013 12:11 PM
That’s a very nice stool. I milked by hand when I was a kid. Our milking stool only had 1 leg centered on a round disc.
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#4 posted 08-21-2013 03:49 PM
Great craftsmanship. I think the design is elegant.
-- "It's amazing how much can go wrong when you think you know what you're doing."
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#5 posted 08-21-2013 04:05 PM
Nice work, very beautiful stool. You should get a lot of conversation out of that joint!
-- Mike, an American living in Norway.
#6 posted 08-21-2013 04:32 PM
Many Thanks. I should have mentioned, the stool is simply oiled with Mineral oil and waxed with Howard’s paste citrus shield. I generally finish most of my furniture this way. I like the simplicity of that sort of finish.
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#7 posted 08-21-2013 06:21 PM
really nice stool. The joint is really cool. Thanks for the link.
-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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#8 posted 08-21-2013 08:01 PM
Also a link of the cuts for the joint : http://lumberjocks.com/projects/73178
-- irtamos, Belgium
#9 posted 08-21-2013 09:33 PM
Very cool irtamos!
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#10 posted 08-21-2013 09:49 PM
Very nice. You have put some time in the details. I can almost feel the satin feeling in my fingers. The colours are very harmonic.
-- Oisko aika oppia uutta? Go ahead and learn some Finnish at http://www.restaurointiturku.fi
#11 posted 08-22-2013 12:30 AM
Sometimes when I’m working with Black Walnut, I get the urge to bite it or chew on it…especially when it’s placed next to hard maple. Though I typically resist the urge, I can’t explain it.
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#12 posted 08-26-2013 01:56 PM
That stool looks super! The joints are amazing and awesome wood combo and finish. Excellent work!
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#13 posted 11-22-2013 07:08 AM
-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--
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