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Project by CanalboatJim posted 12-28-2011 12:43 AM 1489 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My grandson is getting his first big boy bed, and I was asked to make him a step stool to help him get on and off . The stool is a trapazoid with a 5 degree slant in both directions to give it stability. His sister started calling him Mister Reed when he was a baby, hence the lettering on the step. The letters are rub-on vinyl and match the font of some other decorative lettering in his room. Much to my relief, my wife volunteered to apply the lettering. The wood is reclaimed oak and is finished with dark mahogany stain and satin varnish.

-- Jim Westbrooks





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#1 posted 12-28-2011 12:51 AM

Looks great Jim I can’t wait to make more things for my grandkids.

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#2 posted 12-28-2011 03:54 AM

Great project and a happy owner besides : )

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#3 posted 12-28-2011 04:19 AM

Great little project. One I have been ordered to build this weekend.

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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#4 posted 12-28-2011 04:54 AM

Well done, Jim.

-- Larry

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#5 posted 12-28-2011 06:11 AM

Looks really nice!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#6 posted 12-28-2011 03:22 PM

Terrific work on a very worthwhile project. I think Mr. Reed totally approves too!

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#7 posted 12-28-2011 04:14 PM

This is again one of the best step stools I have seen. Great project.

Sharad

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