Stepping stool out of used pallet

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Project by Skiedra posted 737 days ago 1305 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Had a pallet with a plywood top. And Mrs. kept asking for a stepping stool.

So here is the outcome. No paint / varnish applied yet.

Tools used: mainly jigsaw, some table saw. Joint using mostly dowels, some screws on the back. Hearts glued on.

P.s. I borrowed the carrying handle idea from another project here on LJ, though it did not have a heart on top :)

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#1 posted 737 days ago

Nice save from what otherwise would have been trash. These are the best projects in my opinion. I need one of these at work because it is the only way I’ll get a “raise”.

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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#2 posted 729 days ago

You scored!
Mrs. happy; reclaimed pallet wood; and it kept you off the street for a day or so.


-- rhykenologist and plant grower

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#3 posted 694 days ago

I really like that design you cut out of the back. Nice, very nice.

-- Chance Four "Not Just a Second Chance"

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#4 posted 410 days ago

This is a lovely use of wood and a great functional piece.
Nice design elements and a homestead pleaser too; an all rounder I’d say.

-- gene@toronto.ontario.canada : dovetail free since '53, critiques always welcome.

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