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Project by tyschroed posted 167 days ago 828 views 5 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I found a beautiful piece of figured Maple with some wild pattern and decided to make a foot stool!

I used mortise and tenons for the legs and stretchers, with Wenge wedges on the leg stretchers. It was my first attempt at through-tenons – they weren’t perfect, but overall I was happy with it!

Finish was 3 coats of boiled linseed oil – mineral spirits – poly mix.





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49er

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#1 posted 167 days ago

Good solid design. Three thumbs up.

-- Correlation is not causation but I did loose my Doctor !!!

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McCoy's Woodworking

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#2 posted 167 days ago

Very nice piece, looks solid as a rock. Well done, Sir!

-- "Well Done is better than Well Said." ~ Benjamin Franklin

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helluvawreck

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#3 posted 167 days ago

Nicely done and the wood is beautiful. Congratulations and welcome to Lumberjocks.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Jose

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#4 posted 167 days ago

That is a simple, cool, and solid looking design. I’d like to try and make one myself. Good job!

-- Jose

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papajon

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#5 posted 167 days ago

clean simple design…beautiful wood…great project!

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natrous

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#6 posted 167 days ago

Very cool. I think your first through tenon came out great!

-- I do not like work even when someone else does it. - Mark Twain

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madts

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#7 posted 167 days ago

Good on you. through tenons always show give a wow factor. Good looking wood.

-- Thor and Odin are still the greatest of Gods.

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#8 posted 163 days ago

Well done!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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