A Stepstool Gift

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Project by ChefHDAN posted 09-01-2010 02:11 AM 1137 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Back in the 90’s I did a private dinner party for the then mayor of Mckinney TX. I made some good money, which after splitting half with my lovely wife, I bought the PC 690 router kit combo. Learning to use my new router I built a stool similar to the one pictured above out of birch ply for my new and growing family. My only design error was that it was a bit taller than wide and tended to tip, which dinged the bloody hell out of the cabinet doors and at least one of the kids. I had three friends some 12 years later whom were all expecting their first born about the same time. I made three of these stools from sanaply with an oak edge wrap and mahogany plugs to cover the screws. Funny when you compare then to now work, how rewarding it can be.

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#1 posted 09-01-2010 02:48 AM

That’s a great looking stool

-- "Happiness is creating dust"

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#2 posted 09-01-2010 02:33 PM

Very nice, great job!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#3 posted 09-02-2010 05:04 AM

Nice stool. They are so handy, too.
Thanks for sharing!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#4 posted 09-13-2010 12:30 AM

Thanks Ya’ll

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#5 posted 02-22-2011 06:57 PM

I love the bevels good design element

-- Bob Kenosha Wi.

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