Woodsmith Shop Roll Around Shop Stool

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Project by Tony1212 posted 10-07-2015 03:48 PM 889 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Finally! It feels so go to be putting up a project. Last summer I tore apart the engine in my truck (I’m definitely NOT a mechanic, so it tool a lot longer than it should have) and this summer I’ve been re-doing my garage so I can work better in it (more efficient and insulation/heating to work during the winter). I’ve had no time to do anything woodworking related.

On days when I could only spend a couple minutes in the shop, I would work on this. Used up some scrap pressure treated ply that was slightly cupped. That’s why the bottom rail in the pics is split. I guess I didn’t have it clamped as well as I thought.

This will be great for when I need to do a brake job or work on the motor of my tablesaw or assemble something on the floor. I’ll be able to put all the tools I need in there as I scoot around. My knees will thank me.

-- Tony, SW Chicago Suburbs

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#1 posted 10-07-2015 04:11 PM

Nice, I like that you have the little compartment too for tools or even a sandwich.

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#2 posted 10-07-2015 05:29 PM

Nice little roll-around! Add some foam insulation to the tool compartment to keep a six-pack cold too!

-- Dennis, WV

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#3 posted 10-07-2015 10:04 PM

nice I made one of those a few years ago, don’t know how I lived without it! I put a rubber mat in the bottom of mine, works great !

-- Steve - Wasilla, Alaska

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#4 posted 08-22-2016 03:34 AM

Good job! I’ve been meaning to build one of these, too, but haven’t got around to it yet. Very soon, though.

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#5 posted 08-22-2016 03:30 PM

DID I HEAR …..........six pack and a sammich …...LMAO ….....reason for the NO STEP note


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#6 posted 08-22-2016 04:26 PM

I’m not sure I could fit a six pack in that compartment. I’m fairly certain that Woodsmith didn’t take that into consideration when designing it.

However, there is always version 2.0! :D

-- Tony, SW Chicago Suburbs

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