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Leftover wood from last project - Step Stool

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Project by Jason Watts posted 04-30-2012 02:24 PM 1946 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a little project I’ve been looking forward to just because it is so easy to build in a few hours. Gotta love that immediate gratification. This was leftover wood from the last project (mud room) and I used the Kreg Jig to assemble this stool. Maybe someday soon I’ll graduate to hardwoods and fancy joints, but right now momma has me on a quick “honey do” list. Enjoy!

-- - In Christ





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lumberjoe

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#1 posted 04-30-2012 03:15 PM

That came out nice. Any assistance from the junior apprentice?

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Jason Watts

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#2 posted 04-30-2012 03:24 PM

Unfortunately, junior still has more fun spreading my sawdust piles around the shop and drawing on the wood with the pencil. This project went faster with him “sawing logs” in his bedroom during afternoon nap! :)

-- - In Christ

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Robsshop

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#3 posted 04-30-2012 05:25 PM

Way to give Jr. a leg up Dad, good use of shop time. And the more You keep MOMMA happy the better chance You will have with more shop time, A win-win for everyone ! ;-)

-- Rob,Gaithersburg,MD,One mans trash is another mans repurposed wood shop treasure ! ;-)

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#4 posted 04-30-2012 11:01 PM

Nice use of leftover lumber, looks good.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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#5 posted 05-01-2012 10:30 AM

Nice looking steps. I have made a few of these for the kids and grandkids. One thing I find is that for old coots like myself it helps to have a handhold bar on the right side so that as you mount the stairs you have a hand support. And in some situations you may need skid- resistant plates on the bottom to prevent sliding push off as the user exits the top step. My family says these are among more useful things I make.

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