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Project by Bob Kassmeyer posted 01-11-2018 12:51 PM 1067 views 2 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was looking through posted projects today, 1/11/2018, and it seems everyone was posting stools, so I thought I would post one too. I made a pine version of this for a church gift exchange and my wife liked it so I made one for her out of red oak. It is very sturdy and way to heavy, wish I would have used something else. The first one I made I did it just to see if I could do a Maloof type joint, and surprise to me it worked. Thanks for looking.

-- Bob Kassmeyer, Nebraska

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#1 posted 01-11-2018 01:02 PM

Looks pretty cool Bob and certainly very useful in any kitchen.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#2 posted 01-11-2018 01:21 PM

Nice job and a two stepper would be much safer and useful, being bigger.

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#3 posted 01-11-2018 01:34 PM

I like it, but what really impresses me are the wood floor vents. Did you make those yourself?

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#4 posted 01-11-2018 02:03 PM

The sudden bunch of stools being posted are mostly from a shop class from Wahoo, Nebraska.

We should recognize that it is great to see young people making something from Wood.

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Bob Kassmeyer

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#5 posted 01-11-2018 02:49 PM

Stefang it has been very useful, but like I said it is very heavy.

doubleG469 I did not make the floor vents they were provided by the flooring manufacturer. I did make a wall vent for in the basement I try to remember and post a picture, it was not very difficult.

Redoak49, I do like seeing the posts from the young people. I have a friend who’s daughter who is taking up wood carving. I try to help whenever I can.

-- Bob Kassmeyer, Nebraska

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#6 posted 01-11-2018 04:53 PM

I love the joints on it. Also think that it may suck to move it if its heavy, but the last thing you want is it moving around when you use it cause its so light.

-- Ty @ Industry DIY

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#7 posted 01-11-2018 10:01 PM

Bob, this is a very nice stool and beautifully done. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#8 posted 01-13-2018 12:14 AM

Bob , nice job and congratulations on your ‘Daily Top 3’ award.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#9 posted 01-13-2018 04:45 PM

Nice work Bob and well done! Plus a “Top Three” Congrats!

-- Richard (Ontario, CANADA)

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#10 posted 04-24-2018 08:46 PM

very nice job.

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#11 posted 04-25-2018 12:08 PM

Thank you Redfetn.

-- Bob Kassmeyer, Nebraska

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