When you have a short wife...

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Project by tim387 posted 04-17-2015 03:19 AM 1485 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was a lot cheaper than having her go out and buy a pair of platform shoes. I dug up some extra fir pieces for the body and added a touch of walnut stain to accent the screw plugs. I also put a few degrees of flair on the legs so it wasn’t so boxy.

-- Tim S. Top notch stick kicker

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#1 posted 04-17-2015 06:02 AM

Nice one Tim – I went out with a girl who was five foot nuthin’ , she could’ve done with one of your stools – maybe you’ve found a niche market :o)

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#2 posted 04-17-2015 02:08 PM

My wife will tell you that she is 5 feet 1/4 inches tall…... we have a step stool for her to use… but she simply calls me to get things from “upper shelves” ... or second shelf or higher to the rest of world…
so nice build but good luck getting it to be used when you are around.. :)

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#3 posted 04-17-2015 04:46 PM

That was a very nice thing to build for your wife.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#4 posted 04-17-2015 09:35 PM

Short people RULE!

-- Chris, Virginia

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#5 posted 04-17-2015 10:15 PM

I’m 6’ 2”
My wife is 5’ 2”
So yeah, I can relate ! :-)

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#6 posted 04-17-2015 10:28 PM

Yeah my wife is short. Puts here at an acceptable backhand level when she gets mouthy. Don’t tell Her I said that. Or I might get one.

-- Shooting down the walls of heartache. Bang bang. I am. The warrior.

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#7 posted 10-07-2016 11:14 AM

I cannot tell if you have made one for the right or left foot.
Once you have finished both how are they held on her feet?

-- Regards Robert

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#8 posted 10-07-2016 01:47 PM

I’m just gonna drop this here…. it seems appropriate, and some of our wives might want to print it out to put on the fridge door.

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#9 posted 10-07-2016 04:35 PM

My wife is 5 1/2 inch and that 1/2 inch realy matters to her.
I’m 6” 3’ ish and the ish bit dont matter none to me.
The cat is 12 inches at the shoulder, she gives my wife someone to look down on.

-- ... Never Apologise For Being Right ...

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