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Project by schroeder posted 01-05-2014 10:11 PM 1859 views 12 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Stool portion of a dining room table and “stools” am building on a commission for one of my favorite people (always like building for friends!). The stools are White Oak with Ebony accents. The seats are book-matched from one board to give a nice flow around the table. All through, blind or floating Mortise & Tenon: Fading indent gives a nice finished look to them. These are designed to last for generations. Finished with 4 coats of satin Poly – Fun Build!

Schroeder

-- The Gnarly Wood Shoppe





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Tim Pursell

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#1 posted 01-05-2014 10:15 PM

LOOKING GOOD! All those angled tenons, lots of work!

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thesoninlaw

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#2 posted 01-05-2014 10:22 PM

Schroeder,
I really like the stools—I am planning on making on just like that for the shop, preparatory to making some for my kitchen island. But I have to ask, did you make the A & C/craftsman stair rails? They are awesome! They make me wish my house was a two-story!
Dave, aka thesoninlaw

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thesoninlaw

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#3 posted 01-05-2014 10:25 PM

Schroeder,
I really like the stools—I am planning on making on just like that for the shop, preparatory to making some for my kitchen island. But I have to ask, did you make the A & C stair rails? They are awesome! They make me wish my house was a two-story!
Dave, aka thesoninlaw

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schroeder

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#4 posted 01-05-2014 10:29 PM

Thanks! – Angled Tenons = Ugh!....was doing them in my sleep for a while! – The stairs are a copy of the G n G , but in Black Walnut. I was about to start finishing them up, but this project pays, so it went to the front of the line! – but when I get done with the stairs, if FWW sends me another rejection notice, I may consider burning their headquarters down! (not really NSA), but it has been a 3 year project….should turn out good when its done! -I’ll post it!

-- The Gnarly Wood Shoppe

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clarkey

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#5 posted 01-05-2014 11:01 PM

Great looking stools , nice joinery

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hoss12992

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#6 posted 01-06-2014 12:44 AM

Wow, these turned out amazing. Great job

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pintodeluxe

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#7 posted 01-06-2014 02:56 AM

Very nice set of stools. I like the choice of materials and workmanship too.

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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#8 posted 01-06-2014 04:37 AM

Super looking stools

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Willie Wolf

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#9 posted 01-06-2014 05:18 AM

Nice details. Love the shape of the seats. Great craftsmanship. Like the way you incorporated a little Greene & Greene into the legs.Thanks for sharing.

-- Willie, Ashland, Oregon

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#10 posted 01-06-2014 06:11 PM

Beautiful work. Something I want to try someday

-- - Martin

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#11 posted 01-06-2014 11:03 PM

Great job.

Lee

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TVT

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#12 posted 01-07-2014 04:41 AM

Those look great. This is one of my summer projects I am researching right now. Are they your own plans or did you have a source for them? Thanks

-- Measure once, cut twice - you think I would learn!

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Fishinbo

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#13 posted 01-09-2014 04:55 PM

Beautiful and well crafted stools. Great design especially the carved seat and joints. Excellent job!

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hickeymad

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#14 posted 01-11-2014 06:06 AM

Nice work Oregon buddy! they remind me of the Rogowski stool, but with enough differences to make them your own. Tell me you own a multi-router for all that angled work…if not, you should look into one…

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schroeder

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#15 posted 01-17-2014 01:20 PM

Thanks! – TVT, The design is my own, P.M. ,e if you want the dimensions and “tricks” to making them/

Thanks Hickeymad, yup – Multi-router – proved to be invaluable in making chairs – Love it!

Schroeder

-- The Gnarly Wood Shoppe

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