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I needed a shop stool for some time now and had been looking for plans to build one before I just winged it. And low and behold I came across the plan for this stool on the “American Woodworkers” website. It’s called the “Double Duty Shop Stool”. I finished it Sunday morning and all ready it is a favorite project of mine. Having limited space in my garage shop I now have a place to support projects as well as my butt!

Double Duty Shop Stool

-- If you want it and it's within reason... It's on it's way!

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#1 posted 1396 days ago

And I just thought you were really tall : ) clever idea.

-- Karen - a little bit of stupid goes a long way

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#2 posted 1396 days ago

Great Idea, nice build. Welcome to LJ!!

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#3 posted 1396 days ago

A very practical project. If it were in my shop it would be one of the most used.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#4 posted 1396 days ago

That’s really clever, love the idea.
Best thoughts,

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#6 posted 1396 days ago

Your stool post was just in time for my “show us your shop stool/chair” challenge. (i posted it as a little get em going challenge in the coffee lounge forum” This is a good example of a multi-functional tool. Great idea for a stool.

-- so much wood, so little time. Bradford. Wood-a-holics unanimous president

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#7 posted 1396 days ago

Very nice and functional project. Also, thanks for the plans.

-- Dale West Central Pa. Do it all, before last call.

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#8 posted 1396 days ago

that’s a very neat multiuse stool! I’m always looking for places for shop guests to sit and this is perfect!

-- Cheyenne - Nashville,TN

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#9 posted 1396 days ago

Very nice Plantek, and also thanks for the plans. Will put on the to do list.

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#10 posted 1396 days ago

That is pretty slick. We all need support, even for projects and our butts.

-- Jason - Colorado Springs

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#11 posted 1396 days ago

Cool shop stool! It’s going on my to do list as well

-- --- Richard Jackson

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#12 posted 1396 days ago

very cool, I like tool thats homemade and can more than one thing
or is foldeble

welcome to L J enjoy and have fun and its not the worst place to hang out

take care

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#13 posted 1395 days ago

Very nice I can’t wait to make one of my own thanks for shareing…

-- David '65

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#14 posted 1395 days ago

There goes another sheet of plywood…now I have to build 2 ! Nice little stool

-- Nothing's just gets expensive

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#15 posted 1395 days ago

Looks like a flexible and infinetly usefull project.
One thing that could give it another use is adding a roller attachment for the top. It can double as an outfeed or infeed roller. It could clip or screw on and with that substantial base it should be stable.
Good work!

-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)

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