Small step stool

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Project by WoodworkingGeek posted 09-19-2011 04:08 PM 2471 views 2 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my step stool I made for my grandma. The wood is barn wood and I think it’s ash. All the joints are though mortise and tenon joinery that are all wedge with darker wood. I used the plans from finewoodworking.
Thanks for looking!!

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#1 posted 09-19-2011 05:30 PM

That’s amazing! I built one nearly identical 15 years ago in 9th grade!

Mine has a different top profile, and no through tenons, but very close otherwise.

Great job!
Mine is made out of pine and still standing, so I think it’ll be around for a while.

-- He who dies with the most tools... dies with the emptiest wallet.

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#2 posted 09-19-2011 05:34 PM

Another really nice project. It looks sturdy and is still really attractive. :)


-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs ( Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#3 posted 09-19-2011 06:31 PM

Again, nice work. The split tennons are a great touch.

-- Doug - Make an effort to live by the slogan "We try harder"

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#4 posted 09-20-2011 03:13 PM

looks very stout. nice joinery

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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