My Glued-up, Laminated, Sculpted, OSB Footstool. A Companion Piece to the Rocker.

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Project by luv2learn posted 03-03-2014 05:33 PM 3814 views 19 times favorited 27 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this footstool as a companion piece to the rocker. I used the same construction process as the chair. I borrowed some of the design elements in the rocker and modified them for use in the footstool.

Here is a photo of the stool glued up but not sculpted.

Thanks for looking.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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#1 posted 03-03-2014 05:48 PM

That is one VERY impressive set of furniture. Well done!

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#2 posted 03-03-2014 05:59 PM

Too cool!

-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch

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#3 posted 03-03-2014 05:59 PM

I never knew that OSB could look so good! Great job, it looks fantastic. Have you ever tried to dye OSB? If it takes well, that would open a lot more options for looks. Thanks for sharing!

-- Hand Crafted by Brett Peterson John 3:16

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#4 posted 03-03-2014 06:06 PM

Nice orientation of the strands, dude!
I used OSB for the walls of my shop and when I was painting them, surface parts of the OSB would loosen with the moisture of the paint and bubble up. Did you have problems with any of it bubbling up as you were putting the finish on the two projects?
Seeing the before and after sculpturing pictures shows some serious talent and vision.

-- Steve

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#5 posted 03-03-2014 06:29 PM

Once again proving that it’s not the material that makes a project, but the craftsman. Great job.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#6 posted 03-03-2014 07:26 PM

You set the standard on these projects Lee. I hope your are happy you made us look bad. LOL. Great match and well done.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#7 posted 03-03-2014 08:00 PM

Another cool piece—and great addition to the rocker.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#8 posted 03-03-2014 08:06 PM

Great project, both of them! What did you ‘sculpt’ them with?

-- Dennis, WV

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#10 posted 03-03-2014 09:50 PM

Super cool. That’s is a LOT of fine work!

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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#11 posted 03-03-2014 09:59 PM

That is awesome. Great job buddy

-- The Old Rednek Workshop

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#12 posted 03-03-2014 10:05 PM

Bizarre cool. Matches the rocker. Way cool really.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#13 posted 03-04-2014 12:03 AM

OSB? Fantastic.

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#14 posted 03-04-2014 12:28 AM

Had to go back and look at the rocker, which I had somehow missed. Your dust collection system must
have really gotten a good workout to get these finished shapes. Now that you have made your pattern
pieces from OSB, are you going follow James Coles lead and make from walnut? Very good looking chair
and footstool, thank you for sharing this eye candy and the pattern source.

-- As ever, Gus-the 76 yr young apprentice carpenter

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#15 posted 03-04-2014 01:14 AM

Bluepine, I have some red fir I am thinking about using to make another chair.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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