David Walbert Hand-Tool Woodworking

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Carved-edge barstool

A simple but elegant and multifaceted form that grows more interesting the closer you look, with octagonal legs and stretchers and a seat edge carved with a drawknife. Two layers of milk paint highlight the texture. Designed for comfort, with a generous 14-inch seat and stretchers ready to rest your feet, I find it’s perfect for playing guitar, but you could as easily knock back a few drinks while you pretend to help in the kitchen.