We've been needing stools for the kitchen/family room breakfast bar. Stools are kind of expensive for what you get, and I haven't really seen any that I loved.
I found a plan on Knock Off Wood for tall bar stools, and started my first one this week. In between my job search and working on my web development course, I started putting one together.
Here is what I have so far:
Here it is modeled by my 12-year-old:
I think this is a good height for the bar. Here is the stool with stain:
The plans for these bar stools can be found here:
Extra Tall Bar Stool