Category: Furniture

A stool with a back

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Another prototype I continue my quest for the perfect stool. So over the holidays I set out to make another stool prototype. This time with four legs and a back. Over all this stool is basically the same as the other four legged stool I made however I wanted a stool that provided some support …

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Building a Set of Kitchen Chairs

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It all starts with a prototype Before I started on the project of building a set of kitchen chairs for my son I thought I better build a prototype. Since I had never built a chair before I thought I had best start simple. And what could be more simple than this chair. Four legs …

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Examining Stool Samples

Lately, I have been making stools. As I mentioned in a previous post, staked furniture is something I had not done. So I tried it, and as is often the case one thing leads to another and now I have done four of these. With the last three being variations on a theme. So I …

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Building a White Oak Sideboard

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On a recent trip home to visit, I ended up coming home with a trunk load of home sawn White Oak. (Too bad I was not driving a truck 😉 After staring at it for several months in the corner of my shop I finally determined that I would build a small sideboard with it. …

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Three Legged Staked Stool

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My first staked furniture Over the years I have made many stools and such, but up until recently, I have never made anything with staked leg construction. After receiving a Lee Veritas reamer and taper tenon cutter for Christmas (very nice) I had to make something with it naturally so I made a small table …

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Faux Follansbee chest in reclaimed lumber

When you don’t have nice fresh Oak… I have admired Peter Follansbee’s coffer chests since the first time I saw one on the WoodWrights shop. I grew up where there was a lot of Oak so I have always had a soft spot in my heart for anything Oak. However for the last 25 years …

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Drop Leaf Table in Alder

Finished alder table

  Previously I wrote about a small drop leaf table that I was trying to prototype and refine. I have finally finished what I think is the table I am happy with. It is roughly 36″ square when fully extended and roughly 12″ x 36″ when fully closed. This table was really quite enjoyable to …

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Drop leaf table prototype

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Recently several young friends of mine decided to get married. As a couple of them were looking through some of my woodworking magazines they stumbled across this little drop leaf table in an old issue of Woodsmith magazine and fell in love. Their appartment is small and I have to admit to liking many things …

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