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Project by Radu posted 1411 days ago 1473 views 6 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is a shop stool I built this weekend. The weather down here was a little cooler so I could get in the shop and do something. I needed something to reach higher without using the ladder and also to sit on (my rear was hurting from sitting on the back of a pail). I need to finish it with something (don’t know what yet). I’ve got the plans from Popular Woodworking – June 2005. It took 1/2 sheet of 3/4” AC plywood. The plan calls for exposed screws but I used pocket screws (just because I like them so much and they have the Robertson head).





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GabrielX

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#1 posted 1411 days ago

Very handy, indeed! Better than spending $30 at the “home store” for some plastic thingy that will break anyway…

-- GX

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smitty22

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#2 posted 1411 days ago

Very Clean, love the ‘feet’!

I’m always surprised at how fast a sheet of plywood gets used even on smaller projects. Good thing that the HD store is close.

-- Smitty

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helluvawreck

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#3 posted 1411 days ago

You did a great job on that stool and have built an item that will serve you well and even comfort you when you are tired. Congratulations on a job well done.

-- 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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Skylark53

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#4 posted 1410 days ago

Functional and well built!

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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workerinwood

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#5 posted 1410 days ago

Nice job!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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Radu

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#6 posted 1410 days ago

Thank you everybody for the comments. Popular Woodworking calls it Sawbench & Shop Stool. Lots of uses for it.

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