Cedar stools w/a twist

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Project by jaykaypur posted 05-20-2014 11:37 PM 2028 views 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the 2nd and 3rd cedar stools I’ve made. They stand about 22” high and 13-14” wide. Cedar tops and hickory legs. The “hole” in the one is 8” wide and 3” deep. The “lift” is in the knotty groove in the top. Turned out great and these stools look good in the shop, outside the shop and I think will make a great Summertime garden gift for someone. Thanks for the looks and comments.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#1 posted 05-20-2014 11:44 PM

Not gonna ask what the hole is for….

Nice Job!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#2 posted 05-21-2014 12:01 AM

Nice job! Love the rustic. Good colours.

-- Disfruta tu trabajo (enjoy your work) (Bandera, Argentina)

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#3 posted 05-21-2014 12:19 AM

cool little stools, how did you cut out the hole?

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru....

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#4 posted 05-21-2014 12:22 AM

bowtie—-cut with a band saw.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#5 posted 05-21-2014 02:19 AM

Very cool job. Great idea.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#6 posted 05-21-2014 03:26 PM

Great idea with the cutout in the seat. Good storage. Nice work.

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

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#7 posted 05-21-2014 03:46 PM

i dont quite follow this one, i guess the main question is how do you open the center section , what is the lid sitting on , as to not fall in, is the opening larger then the rest of the hole…a little more detail please…

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#8 posted 05-22-2014 08:52 PM

Very cool cedar stools.
Grizzman , the knotty groovy part on the top serves us the lift to open the center section. I guess…..

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#9 posted 05-22-2014 10:14 PM

Fsihinbo——that’s right !

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#10 posted 05-23-2014 11:21 PM

Hummmm, nice place for a lil pistol

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#11 posted 01-13-2015 08:53 PM

Beautifully done as always. Excellent craftsmanship and creativity.

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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