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    foot stool idea

    this is the idea for the foot stool i will be entering at this year's state fair.
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    Very Greene and Greene.

    I would suggest a top on it though.
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    With the cloud-lift motif that is really asking for some ebony pegs/accents, eh? Very nice G&G look.
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    I like the G&G look also, but the legs seem a bit massive for the style. JMHO
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    Quote Originally Posted by glenn bradley View Post
    With the cloud-lift motif that is really asking for some ebony pegs/accents, eh? Very nice G&G look.
    I was sure you were going to say something like that Glenn, if not it would have been me

    Quote Originally Posted by Rennie Heuer View Post
    I like the G&G look also, but the legs seem a bit massive for the style. JMHO
    I agree, although it may be the prespective view plus the fact that there is no top and a "scale indicator" next to it, those things help to perceive things properly.

    I like it very much, Dan what are you going to do with the top? Solid wood, upholster, wowen net?
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    since it is going to be a permanent part of the living room set, it will be finished the same, with a drop in upholstered cushion, with the same fabric as the other furniture. if i remember correctly, the legs are 2"x2" square.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dan Noren View Post
    since it is going to be a permanent part of the living room set, it will be finished the same, with a drop in upholstered cushion, with the same fabric as the other furniture. if i remember correctly, the legs are 2"x2" square.
    Now I have to definitely agree with Rennie, 2 x 2" seems too thick for such a piece I'd rather go to 1 3/4"
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    looks like i was incorrect about my quick eyball measurement, they are 1 5/8" sq.
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    Are the other pieces going to be 3/4"? Could you redraw with a 1:3 ratio of other piece thickness : leg thickness if not already?

    Hmmm... 1:3 sounds like a good idea, but would give 2 1/4" square legs if the other pieces were 3/4" thick. Don't listen to me for design too much any way, as I'm one of those anti-conventional folks.

    This doesn't work with your design, but when I read the title of your thread my first thought was that it would be really neat to have a foot stool with carved claw-on-ball feet.

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    hmm, now there's an idea. really short lowboy legs with claw feet. i like it!
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