Sliding step stool

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Project by woodshopbob posted 2482 days ago 2317 views 8 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I recently seen a picture online of this step stool & decided to copy it I just cut 2 dados for the small step to slide in.

-- Bob "life is one big school & we are the students"

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#1 posted 2482 days ago

I like yours better ! nice angles

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#2 posted 2482 days ago

Good thinking!

-- CanuckDon "I just love small wooden boxes!"

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#3 posted 2482 days ago

Cute little stool, my wife would love something like that, she’s only about 4’ 10’’. Mike

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#4 posted 2482 days ago

Nice stool/s, it almost looks like you could hinge the top for some storage Bob.

-- Andy Stark

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#5 posted 2482 days ago

Cool! What is the material?

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#6 posted 2482 days ago

That’s a neat stool. A nice design

-- 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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#7 posted 2482 days ago

the material is 3/4 birch cabinet grade ply

-- Bob "life is one big school & we are the students"

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#8 posted 2482 days ago

Very nice design!


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#9 posted 2481 days ago

Great looking step stool. Work on posting larger pictures so we can better admire your hard work.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#10 posted 2481 days ago

Hi Bob,

I think this is truely a lovely piece from a design and interpretation point of view. You’ve taken a fairly common basic idea, and added a lot of yourself into this. The result, to my eye, is a very refined piece that’s many notches above a simple step stool.

-- Bob

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#11 posted 2481 days ago

nice adaptation!

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#12 posted 2481 days ago

Great Stool. Very Functional.

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#13 posted 2481 days ago

Cool design.

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#14 posted 2347 days ago

Nice step stool!

-- --Chuck

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#15 posted 2346 days ago

Looks really good. Is the sliding step captured in any way, or can it slide completely out?

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