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Solid walnut bar stools

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Project by John Obelenus posted 265 days ago 1759 views 11 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Solid walnut stools – These were made extra tall for a client in Pinehurst, NC. All walnut joined at the stretchers withe handmade floating tenons (no domino yet!) using the Paolini shop made mortiser. Seat and back are scalloped out with a router and jig then scraped, sanded, scraped and sanded….

This was the client’s design…maybe a little too clunky for my taste

Finished with a couple of wipings of watco dark mahogany and 3 coats of water based poly.

The seat an back also have a 5 degree angle to make them more user friendly….turned out very comfortable.

-- If you do what you love, you'll never work a day in your life... www.jhostudios.com





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deon

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#1 posted 265 days ago

They sure look solid

-- Dreaming patterns

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489tad

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#2 posted 265 days ago

I really like all the detail. Well done.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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Rick

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#3 posted 264 days ago

Very Nice Work Indeed! Thanks For Sharing!

Rick

-- COMMON SENSE Is Like Deodorant. The People Who need It Most, Never Use It.

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Woodbridge

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#4 posted 264 days ago

great looking stools.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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John Obelenus

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#5 posted 264 days ago

Thanks for the nice comments folks – always count on you guys to support me…

Building furniture is like playing amateur golf – every now and then you have a great shot that keeps you coming back for more!!!

-- If you do what you love, you'll never work a day in your life... www.jhostudios.com

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Fishinbo

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#6 posted 260 days ago

Wonderful bar chairs! Sturdy build and love the walnut and great joints. Well done!

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helluvawreck

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#7 posted 259 days ago

Yio did a fine job on these. Very nice.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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Ocelot

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#8 posted 259 days ago

Tall stools are on my list of things I need to make. Thanks for the example. Those look nice.

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