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Japanese shop stool

comments (6) April 11th, 2009 in Reader's Gallery

AaronDye AaronDye, member
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This is my shop stool for my woodshop in Japan. The design is a very old one similar to those used in for meditation in temples. The wood is Japanese cedar with a wax finish. As you can see the stool is made to fit my shop which is 36sq. ft. and my "workbench" is about 18" tall.

Design or Plan used: Unknown Japanese

posted in: Reader's Gallery, workshop, WorkBench, chair, hand tools, asian inspired, stool, cedar, wax

Comments (6)

BonnieMLloyd BonnieMLloyd writes: remarkable design.
Posted: 4:54 am on April 4th

vanislescotty vanislescotty writes: I'm quite impressed by what you are squeezing into such a tight little space. No more complaints about my 'little' area. Nice project on the workbench as well as the stool.
Posted: 5:40 pm on April 22nd

kenzen kenzen writes: Really like the stool, have any details you can share?
Posted: 8:50 pm on December 3rd

leefox leefox writes: I would like more details on your stool. Can you provide plans?
Posted: 4:04 am on December 3rd

AaronDye AaronDye writes: Thank you. I guess when you have a passion you do what you can. You may notice a distinct lack of anything with a power cord. Being here has really given me a new outlook on woodworking.
Posted: 11:30 pm on April 11th

fullnelson fullnelson writes: That is really very nice. It shows you do not need a big shop to do great work.
Posted: 12:30 pm on April 11th

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