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Project by grizzman posted 01-06-2012 07:01 PM 2100 views 1 time favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

this is a simple little stool i made for my wife in her craft room. its made from a walnut slab that i had, the legs are made of pecan, i dont like to have the stretchers go all the way across, i like there to be strength in the legs , so i cut a notch on the top and screw it all together, its a fun project to do if you have an extra hour to have some fun with, its finished with several coats of water base poly, thank you for looking at my project and thanks for any comments…grizzman

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#1 posted 01-06-2012 07:19 PM

Another beauty, Grizz!

Love the natural edge and the inclusion of the woods natural character!


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

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#2 posted 01-06-2012 07:25 PM

Cool Grizz. I’ve always loved those natural top tables, but this is the first one made as a stool that I’ve seen. Great idea and well done too!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#3 posted 01-06-2012 07:29 PM

Great table very well done I like it a lot.

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#4 posted 01-06-2012 07:52 PM

That’s a beautiful piece !!

So … does a guy without a bandsaw use a scroll, or a jig saw to cut the curve in those skirts … or aprons … or whatever they’re called ? Nice little touch of elegance.

The top is just mesmerizing. Very cool !

-- -- Neil

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#5 posted 01-06-2012 08:46 PM

Looking good Grizz! This is a nice build.

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! Lenny, East Providence, RI

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#6 posted 01-06-2012 10:25 PM

A great piece for a craft room grizz with mother natures top, well done & bet the lady is pleased :: )))

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#7 posted 01-06-2012 11:17 PM

Hey Grizz;

I like that!



-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#8 posted 01-06-2012 11:31 PM

You have been busy. This is a beauty.

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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#9 posted 01-07-2012 12:11 AM

definitely cool

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#10 posted 01-07-2012 12:48 AM

Wonderful looking.

-- Dale, Ohio

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#11 posted 01-07-2012 12:58 AM

That is one great looking stool. I like it a lot

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#12 posted 01-07-2012 01:20 AM

Grizz, that a cool stool.

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#13 posted 01-07-2012 01:37 AM

Very cool design and build Bobby boy I like it big time.


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#14 posted 01-07-2012 02:57 AM

That is one nice piece of walnut! It looks great! :)


-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs ( Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#15 posted 01-07-2012 04:03 AM

Very nice Grizz. All of my crosscut slabs like that crack and split even though the trees are dead when cut. I really like how your slab is cut on a bias. Finish is impressive as I never had that kind of result with water based.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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