Category Archives: 3-Seating-Benches-Stools-Chairs

Shaker Stools 240 Mod-Part 4

Now that the stools were assembled, it was time to tackle the seat weaving. The material that I chose to use is fibre rush.  This is a paper product that imitates the look of natural rush and has been in … Continue reading

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Shaker Stools 240 Mod-Part 3

With all of the parts complete, it was time to bore some holes.  There are (24) rungs which left me facing (48) holes that needed to be drilled plumb and square.  It’s not that difficult of task really, but one … Continue reading

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Shaker Stools 240 Mod-Part 2

Progress continues on the stools.  Mostly one hour at a time after work each day.  This has become my basic workflow as of late.  Come home, check in and then out to the shop until dinner time.  Then grab as … Continue reading

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Shaker Stools 240 Mod-Part 1

My exploration of seating continues with a couple of Shaker inspired stools.  Many, many moons ago, long before GPS, we made a trip to Nashville for a friend’s wedding.  We had very little money at the time and knew this … Continue reading

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3-Ply Moravian Chair-Part 4-Complete

The second chair went together pretty much as the first.

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3-Ply Moravian Chair-Part 3

Since my last post I have managed to turn and fit the stretchers for the second chair.  I truly do enjoy the spring pole lathe.   Nothing like and hour at the lathe after work to rid the mind of … Continue reading

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3-Ply Moravian Chair-Part 2

Plywood sucks! I’ve been in the shop every chance I get working on these chairs (technically back stools).  Mostly things have progressed reasonably well.  The first thing I tackled was turning the six legs.  This is a first for me. … Continue reading

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Welsh Staked Stool-Part 3-Complete

I assembled the remaining three stools and added the texture and wood burning as with the first.  There were a couple of folks with questions regarding the order of assembly, so I thought I would go over that a little … Continue reading

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3-Ply Moravian Chair-Part 1

Well, its time to tackle a chair.  For my first chair you would think that I would opt for a proven and well documented design.  Nah, where is the fun in that? I’ve been kicking around an idea for a … Continue reading

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Welsh Staked Stools-Part 2

With the legs at the ready, I moved on to tackle the seats.  The seats are from a construction grade SYP 2×12.  When working with construction lumber, you have to really plan ahead and possibly get a little creative in … Continue reading

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