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Kid's Step Stool

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Project by Dustin Ward (aka Tearen) posted 1917 days ago 1238 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A quick step stool for my Nephew’s birthday. Just high enough for him to see himself in the mirror when he is brushing his teeth.

Base is made from poplar. Top is made from laminated maple faced with an unknown veneer. All of the materials in this project were from scrap bins or were going to be put in the trash (including the veneer). Top and base are finished in multiple coats of wipe-on satin poly. Top is held on with 4 small brass L-brackets.

It is truely amazing what companies consider scrap. I got 60 sheets of this veneer that were 7 ft long. It was cracked in a couple of locations, and the company did not want to spend the time to fix the sheets as they used them. So now, I bring them donuts every so often and they let me sort thru everything before it gets trashed! Veneer, pallets made of exotic woods, etc….





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 1917 days ago

That’s the shortest table I’ve ever seen,just kidding. looks good .Let me start making my sign now
“WILL TRADE DONUTS FOR WOOD” now were do I go with it? great find good job.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#2 posted 1917 days ago

My kind of recycle Tearen! Great job neighbor.

-- spanky46 -- Never enough clamps...Never enough tools...Never enough time.

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woodworm

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#3 posted 1917 days ago

Great effort!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#4 posted 1911 days ago

I wish I had your luck.

-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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