Bar Stool

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Project by Dan Pleska posted 06-09-2011 05:31 AM 1896 views 4 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This is one of four stools I made for a client. Made of oak, the seat is 9 1/2” x 17 1/2” and 33” tall. Most bar stools are 29” tall, but the clients bar is taller than normal.

-- Dan, West Virginia,

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#1 posted 06-09-2011 05:58 AM

Nice lines. How did you carve out the seat?

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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#2 posted 06-09-2011 05:57 PM

Hi jack,
I cut most of the seat out with the bandsaw, then sanded with my random orbital sander from 60 to 150 grit.

-- Dan, West Virginia,

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#3 posted 06-09-2011 06:57 PM

Great project…..I believe I saw something similar in one of my recent magazines….I was thinking about making something like this to use at my drafting table (except I want something that swivels)......I like the lines of this one….and the carved seat…Although, I am not a big fan of oak (probably because it is so prevalent in my area)...You did an excellent job.

-- Woodworking.....My small slice of heaven!

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#4 posted 06-09-2011 09:07 PM

YOu did a great job.

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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#5 posted 06-12-2011 04:46 AM

That seat looks wide enough to fit even my big tush Great design and nice work

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