Shop "Scooter"

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Project by ScottM posted 09-18-2016 06:26 PM 733 views 3 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Another older project. This is a shop stool on wheels from a Woodsmith Shop episode and plans. I altered it a bit and just made it out of all scrap plywood along with some poplar edge trim. Some of the plywood is also trimmed with iron-on banding. It’s a great addition. Gives me somewhere to sit in front of the fan or move around the low spots of a project with space underneath for tools and hardware if needed.. All scrap birch and oak plywood. The only thing I purchased were the wheels.

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woodshaver (Tony)

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#1 posted 09-18-2016 06:43 PM

You turned those scrap’s into a great looking scooter! I know it will be a pleasure to have when you need to do work close to the floor! Good place to do some thinking also! Nice job!

-- Tony UAW, St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it.." Now I can't stop!

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#2 posted 09-19-2016 09:11 AM

Sounds like fun! Nicely done, I like the shape.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#3 posted 09-19-2016 11:56 AM

Thanks. My grandkids have been enjoying it too. I had to untie and remove the rope to take pictures. One sits on it and the other pulls it around the garage.

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Richard W. Hyman Jr

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#4 posted 09-19-2016 09:43 PM

I’m definitely going to borrow that idea so that I can roll around my shop! Great job!

-- VR, Richard "Fear is nothing more than a feeling. You feel hot. You feel hungry. You feel angry. You feel afraid. Fear can never kill you"--Remo Williams

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#5 posted 09-20-2016 10:17 AM

Lovely little fellow and even I would love to give it a spin down the shop floor. ;-)
Best thoughts,

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#6 posted 09-20-2016 12:40 PM

nice work. It seems small. what dimensions?

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#7 posted 09-20-2016 12:49 PM

Here's a link to the plans. I didn’t build to the exact size because the plans called for two layers of 1/2” ply for the sides. I just made everything out of single layer 3/4” ply. I originally wanted to make it a bit taller but the scraps I made it from weren’t quite bit enough.

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#8 posted 09-22-2016 01:54 AM

Very snazzy shop scooter. Thnx for the link/plan also

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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