2-step step-stool

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Blog entry by Stevinmarin posted 07-06-2012 10:29 PM 3091 reads 7 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Easy-peasy step stool you can make in a couple hours. If you’d like to make this design, here's a PDF template.

-- Entertainment for mere mortal woodworkers.

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#1 posted 07-06-2012 10:46 PM

A 2step your ready for dancing with the stars :))
Cool design Steve I like that it has a lower center of gravity versus many of the shaker style stools.

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#2 posted 07-06-2012 11:02 PM

There you go again, Steve… LOL


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#3 posted 07-06-2012 11:07 PM

Very nice project! You made it look easy. Lots of possibilities for this one. Great job! :)


-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs ( Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#4 posted 07-06-2012 11:25 PM

Great for a kid project.
“The Kid”

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#5 posted 07-06-2012 11:36 PM

Easy-Peasy… that a technical term?

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#6 posted 07-06-2012 11:44 PM

Easy-peasy with some jammin music. Oh yea

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#7 posted 07-06-2012 11:55 PM

Just today I was thinking I need to build a step stool and here you are with a great example. Karma I guess. Thanks for the prod.

-- Kay - Just a girl who loves wood.

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#8 posted 07-07-2012 01:31 AM

Steve I know I am late in writing this but…...
Great little project, fun to do, great instructions
and I enjoyed the video as usual….... but the part that made write you
was the out takes loved them
Thanks for posting these


-- "I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them." Thomas Jefferson

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#9 posted 07-07-2012 09:34 AM

Hi Steve,

I don’t know how you do it, I’ve been thinking about building a step-stool for a couple of days now. My son’s (4 yrs.) best friend got a gigantic trampoline that’s sitting in our community-owned garden behind the house. Still missing: A step-stool for the younger kids to get on that thing safely.

Your step-stool design rocks, the beetle kill pine looks terrific on that larger project. I like it better than on the door harp because it shows more clearly that it’s design, not just poorly cleaned or sanded wood.

With these curves it’s one of my favourite designs of yours.

Thanks once again!


-- Alex ----- Bavaria in Germany

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#10 posted 07-07-2012 10:48 AM

Thanks Steve, gotta make one of these so I can reach those higher spots in the kitchen.

-- Doug - Make an effort to live by the slogan "We try harder"

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#11 posted 07-07-2012 03:38 PM

Nice step stool Steve.

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#12 posted 07-07-2012 08:42 PM

Always nice to see your Friday videos. Sometimes a ‘Silent Movie’ is all that is needed.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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#13 posted 07-07-2012 09:13 PM

Thanks guys. It was a bit of a panic to get this one together in time for a Friday post, hence the silent movie. It’s really hard to get things together in the summer!

-- Entertainment for mere mortal woodworkers.

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#14 posted 07-09-2012 12:40 AM

Steve, I am sure I speak for many of our fellow LJ’s when I say that I sincerely appreciate all the effort you put into your projects and videos. The passion you have comes through clear!!! Keep it up buddy!

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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#15 posted 07-09-2012 01:36 PM

Steve, another great simple project. I’m amazed at how fast you produce projects much less film and edit the video for the blog. Thanks for sharring.

-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch

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