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Blog entry by thatlabguy posted 1131 days ago 2537 reads 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have a lot of pieces of bitterbrush I want to use for the legs for 3 legged stools with Juniper as the seat. Note: it will be difficult to turn the legs on a lathe or to make the tenons in a typical fashion because the leg pieces are not straight but they are very sturdy and will add a lot of character to the stool. also, typical seat size would help also, thanks,

-- larry@juniperworksnaturally.com



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Don W

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#1 posted 1131 days ago

I made this one using a router and a jig I built.

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.com

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#2 posted 1131 days ago

use log tenon cuter for the seat size that depens on the seat thats useing it

-- gagewestern

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#3 posted 1131 days ago

These Veritas tenon cutters from Lee Valley might be what you’re looking for…

http://www.leevalley.com/US/wood/page.aspx?p=42299&cat=1,180,42288,42299

For a seat size, anywhere between 12” and 16” diameter…whatever feels comfortable.

-- Tim from MA -- "Well done is better than well said." - Benjamin Franlin

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