Cherry Night Stand

How To Router A Seat Base

Pendulum Router Jig

How do you make a hardwood stool comfortable to sit on Traditionally, you might scoop out the dished seat with a scorp or inshave. Or you could simply add a cushion. For the Shop Stool shown on page 18, I wanted a uniform y lt on-toured seat that's nearly impossible to get with hand tools. What I came up with was a way to shape the seat using a router and a special scooping jig. With this jig. the router moves like a pendulum but it's not suspended from above. Instead, the router rides roller...