Tooth Brushing Stool for a 2 year old

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Project by Scott Oldre posted 09-03-2011 11:51 PM 1752 views 4 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Need to catch up.

Built this stool so my granddaughter could reach the sink to brush her teeth and wash her hands. Made from Ambrosia Maple, glued and screwed with Paduak plugs. Sanded to 400 and waxed. I believe it was a little over 14” tall.

-- Scott, Irmo SC

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#1 posted 09-03-2011 11:55 PM

I have one very similar (walnut/oak) for my daughters that they use all the time.

This looks great and I am sure she will love the freedom it helps her to gain at the sink.

-- "Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new." - Albert Einstein

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#2 posted 09-04-2011 12:30 AM

Nice. It would be handy for short wives too. (Glad my wife doesn’t read LJ!)

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Scott Oldre

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#3 posted 09-04-2011 12:40 AM

Steve, mine is all of 5’2” and she wants one too…..but I told her she could have one as soon as she turned 2.

-- Scott, Irmo SC

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#4 posted 09-04-2011 01:54 AM

That is sweet and they can really use them!! Nice job!!!!!!!!.........Jim

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

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#5 posted 09-04-2011 08:23 AM

The cut-out shaping work really stands out.
That’ll be cherished for a long time after she grows up.

-- Eric, central Florida / Utor praemia operibus duris

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#6 posted 09-04-2011 09:50 AM

Nice design and finish…good job.

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#7 posted 09-05-2011 08:35 PM

Hey Scott where is the drip pan? My grandkids had more water on the floor and countertop than on their face and hands. Enjoy that grandaughter while you can, turn around once and she will be grown and sharing her hugs with someone other than grandpa. Great job.

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