Dovetailed step-stool

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Project by acducey posted 08-08-2011 12:56 AM 1652 views 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This was my first attempt at hand-cut dovetails (other than several botched practice tries using MDF). The stool is an adaption of a Weekend Project plan in ‘American Woodworker’ by Frank Klausz, and is held together only by dovetails (through, sliding, and tapered). The wood is just poplar form Home Depot because I was afraid to try it with anything better.

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#1 posted 08-08-2011 01:02 AM

Looks like one fine step stool to me. Congrats on overcoming your first hand cut dovetail project. Heed my warning thought… I have a nice Leigh Super Jig sitting out in the shop and rather hand cut my dovetails now…. Weird how that works…lol

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#2 posted 08-08-2011 06:13 AM

I’m still practicing my hand cut dovetails. I hope to have your same achievement soon. great job.

-- Robert: Life is all about the stories ~

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