Building practice stool!

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berninicaco3
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Building practice stool!

Post by berninicaco3 » Sat Apr 08, 2017 10:39 am

http://i.imgur.com/BIj1jWv.jpg

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Mostly, i just wanted an excuse to do some woodworking hahaha

It is made from cedar strips from nafco (home depot) and bolted at the junctions. Extremely sturdy. Will add plywood to the seat since cedar is soft.

The long strips at the left are for a footrest, height to be determined. Suggestions? I am a 5'7" guy. How high are your footrests?

The seat is not very deep. No purpose in kicking back and relaxing in this! It is a guitar playing stool.

Ergonomically where would you put the backrest to force straighter posture? At the small of the back; at the shoulders-- both?

dwtrux
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Re: Building practice stool!

Post by dwtrux » Tue Aug 29, 2017 2:36 pm

This is a very interesting design. Have you completed it?

johnd
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Re: Building practice stool!

Post by johnd » Tue Aug 29, 2017 3:06 pm

I like it!!!

I think foot rest height is an individual thing. If you put some notches in the long pieces you have extending on the left - you could make the foot rest adjustable.

I think I will build one!!!!!!!!!

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instanes
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Re: Building practice stool!

Post by instanes » Tue Aug 29, 2017 9:36 pm

Most interesting indeed. I like a padded seat. Maybe if so inclined yourself, you could just buy a seat pad and use as is?

Thanks for posting

Stan

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Steve Ganz
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Re: Building practice stool!

Post by Steve Ganz » Wed Aug 30, 2017 12:11 am

berninicaco3 wrote:
Sat Apr 08, 2017 10:39 am
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Ergonomically where would you put the backrest to force straighter posture? At the small of the back; at the shoulders-- both?
You could make an adustable backrest with supports that slide between the slats. The lumbar region.
Steve

SteveL123
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Re: Building practice stool!

Post by SteveL123 » Wed Aug 30, 2017 1:20 am

Technically that is not a stool per dictionary definition: :desole:

a seat without a back or arms, typically resting on three or four legs or on a single pedestal.

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