Weekend Project A Stool Is A Compact Versatile Perch And The Three Legged Style Is The Best It Never Rocks Offers Support For Your Feet And Has Leg Clearance While Supporting You In Style It Can Also Be Customized Easily Let S Explore How To Make A 24 Tall Counter Height Version
Weekend project a stool is a compact versatile perch and the three legged style is the best it never rocks offers support for your feet and has leg clearance while supporting you in style it can also be customized easily let s explore how to make a 24 tall counter height version is article about Magazine bookmarked by dale with ID 13858592162 was uploaded on 18-04-2019 and has been viewed 279,125 times.
Build a Turned Stool Photos by Mark Salusbury; Lead Photo by Rob Brown The seat is the key.It's 13" around with 10° of splay underneath.Precise measurements and piston-fit joinery are the goal when making any furniture.
Begin with a square of quarter-cut hardwood +13" square and a uniform 1-3/4" thick.On the bottom of the seat locate center and with a compass scribe 4-1/2" dia.and 13" dia.circles.Cut it to a +13" dia.
circle with a jig-saw or bandsaw.Next, center and secure a small chuck or faceplate no deeper than 1".Turn the disc to a square shouldered 13" dia.then mark a line around its circumference 1" back from its show face.
To create the 10° splay, turn a straight taper from the 4-1/2" circle drawn earlier out to the 1" line.Sand the taper to final grit using a sanding block, then measure 2-1/2" in from the seat's o.d.and lightly pencil a circle around the taper's face; an 8" diameter.
Now, orient the grain for visual effect then locate three equally spaced points along that circle for the leg mortises.To divide any circle into thirds equally, set dividers to its radius then walk the...