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Project by Mekenikal posted 11-24-2015 04:52 AM 2251 views 9 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Step stool. Modeled after one we received as a gift from my uncle a few years ago. I really like the grain in the walnut. Finish is min wax gloss polyurethane.

-- You'll either make something, or you'll learn something. - My Grandfather





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woodshaver Tony C

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#1 posted 11-24-2015 11:40 AM

Good looking step stool! And yes the walnut grain gives it a high quality look!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#2 posted 11-24-2015 01:53 PM

That walnut is beautiful and contrasts nicely with the simple painted side pieces. Nice work on the finish as well.

-- Kenny, SW VA, Go Hokies!!!

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#3 posted 11-24-2015 02:56 PM

Nice looking step stool. Was the back support an after thought? It did not look like it had the same finish as the walnut.

-- "I love it when a plan comes together" John "Hannibal" Smith

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#4 posted 11-24-2015 03:18 PM

Nice Work…..

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#5 posted 11-24-2015 04:29 PM

Love the walnut!

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#6 posted 11-24-2015 06:52 PM

This is a nice project and very well done.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#7 posted 11-24-2015 11:39 PM

Stellar job on the building of the step stool…..Looks like an item that will get plenty of use…I like walnut..!!!

-- " At my age, happy hour is a crap and a nap".....

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builtinbkyn

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#8 posted 11-25-2015 12:15 AM

Much nicer than the one I purchased at IKEA. Nice work!

I may have to make one like that. Mine has been used around my 200g reef tank and is salt stained. That would look great in our kitchen where the 40” top cabinets are mounted 24” above the counter.

-- Bill, Yo!......in Brooklyn & Steel City :)

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#9 posted 11-25-2015 12:17 AM

Nicely done stool. The walnut is wonderful.

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Mekenikal

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#10 posted 11-25-2015 12:43 AM

Thanks for all the kind words. The back support and the other cross members are oak.

-- You'll either make something, or you'll learn something. - My Grandfather

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Pointer

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#11 posted 11-25-2015 01:04 AM

No doubt, this is a nice looking stool. I’m not sure I would want to step on it.

-- Joe - - Don't be pessimistic, it never works works anyway.

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#12 posted 11-25-2015 10:00 AM

nice – the grab handle is a plus.

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#13 posted 12-08-2015 01:53 AM

I liked the handle, too. Nice detail.

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