The front legs do not stick out. They angle only enough to bring the feet about even with the front of the seat. The back ones angle a little more, to increase stability a little. This stool should store away nicely.
|A couple of bevel-gauges.|
|I picked these numbers because they looked about right.|
|This is precisely the angle of, "it looks about right."|
|Using the bevels to eyeball a brace and bit.|
|A couple of wonky angles, but hey! It's my first Windsor chair! I fixed these by rasping the edges of the hole a bit, and during glue up wedged the crap out of it.|
|Marking out the new shoulder.|
|Trimming the new shoulder.|
|Surprise, surprise! It worked! It's starting to look like a stool!|
View the rest of my build here.