George Nakashima inspired stool

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Project by Lsmith3023 posted 05-26-2018 04:39 AM 819 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a simple footstool for my wife. Inspired by the classic designs of George Nakashima. The body is made from pine 2×4. I cut the sides with a pattern I set up on the CNC Router. The legs are turned down 1x pine stock. The hardest part of the stool was the weaving.

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#1 posted 05-26-2018 03:43 PM

Very interesting, like the weaving but really can’t comprehend the use of a CNC for the wood?

-- Lifting one end of the plank.

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#2 posted 05-26-2018 04:16 PM

I had just gotten the CNC Router and the side pieces were a simple exercise in reproducibility

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#3 posted 05-26-2018 04:50 PM

This is a real nice piece and you have done a fine job on it.

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#4 posted 05-26-2018 11:54 PM

Great job. I love the style and the weave. I hope you enjoy it in use!

-- AJ

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