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Step Stool #2: Taking Shape

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Blog entry by Eric posted 2214 days ago 793 reads 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 1: Starting from Scratch Part 2 of Step Stool series Part 3: Slight Design Modification »

Taking Shape

Next step: Sanding and Dovetails!

-- Eric at http://adventuresinwoodworking.com



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GaryK

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#1 posted 2214 days ago

That was quick!

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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Eric

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#2 posted 2214 days ago

Well all I’ve done so far is gluing up and cutting the boards. You can see that they’re not joined yet! But yeah, it feels good to do a project that comes together so quickly – not like my wife’s box!

-- Eric at http://adventuresinwoodworking.com

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Betsy

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#3 posted 2214 days ago

Eric – shouldn’t the legs of a step stool be angled? I always thought if they were straight up and down that that creates a tipping hazard. Just a thought.

-- Like a bad penny, I keep coming back!

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Eric

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#4 posted 2214 days ago

After doing a project search on step stools here on LumberJocks, I see what you mean. Yeah, that would probably be a good idea. Maybe I’ll glue another board onto each leg, and then cut it down appropriately.

Of course, I may go the lazy way and just plow ahead. We’ll see how motivated I am the next time I’m in the shop.

Appreciate your suggestion! I’m always open to feedback.

-- Eric at http://adventuresinwoodworking.com

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