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My bride's step stool

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After buying a new bed with a nice thick pillowtop mattress, and a much taller frame than she is used to, my lovely bride (all 5’ of her) was having trouble getting into the bed… So a step stool was in order.

Matierials are 3/4 SYP, and 1/2” sanded SYP ply. Construction is rabbet, dado, and groove with pins and glue. Finish is Minwax natural stain with Minwax gloss poly. (Unfortunately no finished pics to post yet, hopefully I can edit this and add one later).

The style is what I would call “Mexican Rustic” and matches our master suite reasonably well. I think I should have done an oil & wax finish though…

This stool gets daily use, and is holding up great!

Thanks for looking.

-- My workshop blog can be found at http://daves-workshop.blogspot.com





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Jamie

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#1 posted 1856 days ago

Looks good.

-- "Preach the gospel always. If necessary use words" -St Francis of Assisi

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Dustmite97

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#2 posted 1763 days ago

Nicely done!

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a1Jim

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#3 posted 1763 days ago

A step up for sure

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