Step stool

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Project by Dale posted 1747 days ago 1895 views 6 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A friend of mine had a stool like this that was made out of pine. Over the years it had become unstable do to heavey use and she ask me to make her a new one out of oak. She also ask if I could make it easier for her to identify which side the steps were on, I did this with a piece of purpleheart.

-- Dale West Central Pa. Do it all, before last call.

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#1 posted 1747 days ago

Really really very nice step stool.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#2 posted 1747 days ago

Nice step stool. Good idea using purpleheart I would like to make one like it for my wife |(she is 4’ 11”).
Other than having the old one, did you make any plans of it.

-- Mike The Termite ~~~~~ Working safely may get old, but so do those who practice it.

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#3 posted 1747 days ago

Beautiful stool.
How heavy is it?

-- Safety first because someone needs you.

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Derrek LeRouax

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#4 posted 1747 days ago

Cool design. My wife is not vertically gifted (5’-0”), and this is a great way to add height to a stool without increasing “stagnant” footprint. Thanks!!!

-- Derrek L.

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#5 posted 1747 days ago

clarifying front from back . . . outstanding idea !!!


-- where to go because you don't want no stinking plastic!

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#6 posted 1745 days ago

beautiful and functional.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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#7 posted 1745 days ago

Is there any plans or diagrams for this as I would like to try it?Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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#8 posted 1745 days ago


-- Only the Shadow knows....................

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#9 posted 1366 days ago

awesome !!! I repeat awesome..

-- If i'd a knowed you coulda goed I'd a seen you gotta went

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