FORT STANDARD: “While I was making the feet, Ian was setting up the aluminum top in a pre-made jig we’d brought with us (above). We’d pre-cut the top of the stool into a hexagon, creating parallel edges with which to accurately orient the top in the jig. We were able to route off a 4-degree angle on three of the six sides of the hexagon, which provided the angles for the legs. We then threaded the holes with a national pipe thread tap, cut and threaded the legs, added a turned foot to each leg, routed the circular top, filed and sanded the top and legs, and screwed the legs into the top.”
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FORT STANDARD: “While I was making the feet, Ian was setting up the aluminum top in a pre-made jig we’d brought with us (above). We’d pre-cut the top of the stool into a hexagon, creating parallel edges with which to accurately orient the top in the jig. We were able to route off a 4-degree angle on three of the six sides of the hexagon, which provided the angles for the legs. We then threaded the holes with a national pipe thread tap, cut and threaded the legs, added a turned foot to each leg, routed the circular top, filed and sanded the top and legs, and screwed the legs into the top.”