Foldable stepstool

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Project by Bernard58 posted 08-12-2017 07:01 AM 1463 views 7 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Foldable stepstool of cherry, top and steps of afrormosia.
Height 60 cm (95 cm when folded), width 40 cm, depth 70 cm (15 cm when folded).

-- Bernard Delaey, Belgium -

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#1 posted 08-12-2017 09:12 AM

Very nice Stepstool Bernard :) How are the screws held? Are they straight into the wood or are they a furniture bolt? I can’t make it out from the pictures. Thank you :)

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#2 posted 08-12-2017 10:14 AM

Very nice Stepstool Bernard :) How are the screws held? Are they straight into the wood or are they a furniture bolt? I can t make it out from the pictures. Thank you :)

- TheWoodYogi

See picture below: Spax screw with hexagonal/star shaped head, 80×6 mm. The screws are driven directly into the wood of the steps (after pre-drilling a 4mm diameter hole). As afrormosia is a dense tropical hardwood, the screws hold very well. I drilled a 6mm diameter hole into the “legs” and placed a washer between the side of the step and the legs, allowing the steps to pivot easily. The screw heads are countersunk.

-- Bernard Delaey, Belgium -

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#3 posted 08-12-2017 12:32 PM

I love mechanical furniture. Your beautifully built step stool looks great! Well done!

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

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#4 posted 08-12-2017 12:58 PM

This project is so nice and practical. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#5 posted 08-12-2017 02:00 PM

Very cool design and super build, thumbs up.

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#7 posted 09-14-2017 07:49 PM

Beautifull project in you usual high standard – great to see!

-- "Do or Do not. There is no try." - Yoda

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