Children's Step Stools

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Project by MDeSchepper posted 1697 days ago 933 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My second woodworking project, again for friends. This was for Christmas 2008 and my good friend approached me about building a couple step stools for her daughter and son. Seems like the cookie jar is no longer out of reach. She wanted something sturdy and with a dark Mahogany stain. Since they were for her children I wanted to add the storage compartment so they could put their toys/books/crayons, etc in them.

-- Mark DeSchepper -- The things I make may be for gifts for others, but making them is a gift to myself.

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#1 posted 1697 days ago

Those are great steps/boxes. I’m thinking I’ve got to put something like that together. Thanks for the inspiration!

-- Making scrap with zen-like precision - Woodbutchery

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#2 posted 1697 days ago

Nice step stools.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#3 posted 1697 days ago

Great job.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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#4 posted 1697 days ago

Nice step stools

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#5 posted 1696 days ago

Nice stools. A great build.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware †

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