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Step Stool Chair For Wendy (some assembly required)

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Project by woodrookieII posted 02-04-2018 07:21 PM 1327 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well, Wendy’s at that age where she wants to brush her own teeth and wash her own hands. So there! That’s where the Pop-Pop steps in. I recalled seeing the very nice little stool that Festus56 had made and also the equally nice little stool that doubleDD had made, so I embarked on the step stool / chair journey. doubleDD was kind enough to provide some dimensions and details and after a few minor modifications this is what I came up with. It’s pine so she can drag it around without a whole lot of strain. It’s glued and pocket screwed together. The pivot pins are oak so they should last a while. Her Mom likes the shabby chic / distressed look so it’s finished in dark walnut Watco Danish Oil without any grain / sanding sealing.

Thanks Festus56 for the inspiration and Thanks doubleDD for the direction.

.......rookieII





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#1 posted 02-05-2018 06:08 AM

Nice job, Pop-Pop!

-- God bless, Candy

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#2 posted 02-06-2018 02:33 AM



Nice job, Pop-Pop!

- CFrye

Thanks Candy! (and I’ll take the Blessings as well!!)

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#3 posted 02-06-2018 12:43 PM

awww :) That’s awesome WR! I need one of those adult style :D

-- Beka/Becky - aspiring jill of all trades, still learning to not read the directions.

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#4 posted 02-06-2018 01:08 PM

Nice work Pop-pop. I’m sure she’ll love it.

-- Bill M. "People change, walnut doesn't" by Gene.

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#5 posted 02-06-2018 03:17 PM

Good job !! She will enjoy that for years and remember who built it for her !!

-- Mark -- Really we're not crazy, just "Limited Editions" -- http://www.jmh-limited-editions.com/home.html --

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#6 posted 02-07-2018 09:45 PM

A special thing for a special little lady!

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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