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Last minute easy gift: Step Stools

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Project by Bob Kollman posted 1342 days ago 1622 views 3 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I build a lot of step stools benches, stools, and shelves are easy builds and great gifts for the family.
These take about 3 hours each to make after the wood is milled and ripped. I have one in the garage,
and one in the house. I’ve found that freinds with high sitting pick up trucks really like them, easier to
get under the hood. Here I have 4 stools, 2 in cherry, 1 walnut, and 1 oak. Fun easy project, and
there’s still time to make one for Christmas.

-- Bob Kenosha Wi.





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Denappy

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#1 posted 1342 days ago

Very nice looking step stools, love the look of the walnut one!

-- -=Den

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SPalm

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#2 posted 1342 days ago

Sweet. Cranking them out.
They do look handy.

Good Job,
Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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Beginningwoodworker

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#3 posted 1342 days ago

Nice looking step stools.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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littlecope

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#4 posted 1342 days ago

Good Work, Bob!! I like the Oak one… but the Cherry one with the heartwood is killer… and the Walnut one is to die for…
I think they all look Great, my Friend, hope you have a Wonderful Christmas!!

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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Bob A in NJ

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#5 posted 1342 days ago

Sweet project for sure. Great gifts! Well done.

-- Bob A in NJ

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Bob Kollman

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#6 posted 1341 days ago

Thanks everyone, that’s my little merry x-mas to the last minute builder!!!!

-- Bob Kenosha Wi.

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Shopsmithtom

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#7 posted 1341 days ago

Nice simple but effective project, Bob. Any chance you’ve got an extra I can stop by & pick up? Merry Christmas. -SST

-- Accuracy is not in your power tool, it's in you

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dusty2

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#8 posted 1341 days ago

Nice job and neat idea.

Do you have a standard rise and run or are these customized for a specific application?

-- Making Sawdust Safely

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Bob Kollman

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#9 posted 1340 days ago

Shopsmith your always welcome here, you could take the wifes step stool I never
use it!!! Dusty, I make them all the same no application, I’ve made others at other sizes
the ones pictured were my idea of how high the stool ought to be. 19” the steps are
spaced 6.5” it just seemed to work out well proportionally.

-- Bob Kenosha Wi.

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woodsmith1

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#10 posted 1340 days ago

Great job! They look very sturdy.

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