Here you have the finished project. Like everything most of us do, we look back at it and know there are skills we’ve learned and new things we’ve accomplished. Over-all I’m very pleased with this stool. It’s purpose...
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Location: Las Vegas, NV
I retired in 2008 from 31 years of teaching woodshop, construction, and home maintenance but always doing custom work. This is now my full time endeavor. I keep an up to date blog of my projects at: http://woodworksbyjohn.blogspot.com/
Another item I specialize in are contemporary pistol cases, the website for that is www.contemporarypistolcases.com
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Here it is, the first look of the completely woven seat. At this point I need to clip the whiskers off and then apply a thinned out coat of varathane. A second “whisker clipping” and one more coat and it’ll be ready to plac...
In one of my earlier posts I showed what I referred to as “the poor man’s dowel plate”. Unfortunately it didn’t work as I had hoped. Using the saw blade was fine for one, maybe two accurately sized dowels. After that the...
Here is a shot of the finished detail on the legs, ready for final planing and refinement. I’ll do that after the mortises are cut for the stretchers. I changed things up a bit and decided to taper the inside of the legs at the front a...