Carrying or hanging loop for stools

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Carrying or hanging loop for stools

Postby gavin » Thu Jan 10, 2013 11:53 pm

Clare made this door-coat rack...
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I was weaving a stool top and decided to put a carrying handle on it...

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'handle' loop is near-left hand corner
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which is handy if you want to hang it up... :D
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Re: Carrying or hanging loop for stools

Postby toscano » Fri Jan 11, 2013 9:32 am

This, of course, is precisely what the Shakers did with their pegs. Sans handle, though.
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Very nice stool, by the way.

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Re: Carrying or hanging loop for stools

Postby ToneWood » Fri Jan 11, 2013 3:24 pm

Nice :) I saw Shaker furniture & rails in the USA - didn't realize they tip the chairs upside down like that.

Nice coat rack, I am working up to that but over Christmas I made several "natural wood" hooks for my garage, based on ideas in Jogge Sundqvist's book - he also has examples of coat racks, although his are decoratively carved (not just surface decoration but the shapes of the hooks, which have grooves & knobs) and colored brightly with oil paints. My hooks didn't take long to make, they utilize natural branch hooks in the wood. I rather like them but they are not refined enough to use in the house but fine in the garage. Each hook base has 1, 2 or more branches coming off as hooks. I just screw them into my Ikea wooden garage shelving units (which I recommend BTW, cheap but good and versatile, and look good too) and hang stuff on them (cords, belts, saws,...).

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