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STEP STOOL

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Project by EMVarona posted 11-11-2011 02:11 AM 1453 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

When my wife reaches for things in high places she uses a chair or and ordinary stool. I thought that that is disaster ready to happen since we are not that young anymore. So, I built her this step stool. It’s 16.5 in. high, 16 in, wide, 9.5 in. deep when step is folded in, and 18 in. with step is down. Material is 3/4 in. plyboard and the step is hinged to the main body. It is fairly stable and easy to move around.

-- Ed "Real happiness is one that you share."





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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 11-11-2011 04:21 AM

That is a real nice stool,Ed. A lot safer than standing on a chair!! Nice paint job and non skid strips!...Jim

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

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#2 posted 11-11-2011 09:43 AM

Clever design and perfect performation.

-- Jiri

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EMVarona

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#3 posted 11-11-2011 01:06 PM

Jiri, I failed to mention that the design is not original. I used the plan provided by http://www.buildeazy.com/newserve/step-stool-1.html with some modifications. Thanks anyway.

-- Ed "Real happiness is one that you share."

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Armand

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#4 posted 11-12-2011 04:53 AM

Cool project ED, very useful and functional.

-- My Master is Mankind's Greatest Carpenter.

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EMVarona

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#5 posted 11-12-2011 10:52 AM

Thanks, Jim and Armand.

-- Ed "Real happiness is one that you share."

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