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Project by RAH posted 2293 days ago 1541 views 1 time favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Like me, my daughter in law is short, so I made her a stool to reach the top kitchen cabinets. It is 12” high 10” wide and 15” long. The wood is maple and the plugs are walnut to cover the screws, (I have not tried mortise and tennon yet), finished with tung oil.

-- Ron Central, CA





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woodup

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#1 posted 2293 days ago

Nice step stool! I really like the finish and the contrast of the plugs.

-- Michael, Fort Worth, TX. "I wood if I could!"

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Scott Bryan

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#2 posted 2293 days ago

Hi Ron,

This is a nice stool. The walnut plugs add a nice detail to the stool. This is both a pretty project and a useful tool. Thanks for the post.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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GaryK

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#3 posted 2292 days ago

Sure looks like it should do the job!

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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rikkor

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#4 posted 2292 days ago

Nice looking lumber in the stool. Good work.

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Ad Marketing Guy - Bill

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#5 posted 2292 days ago

Very nice job——the choice of wood is great – curious to the size wood you chose?

-- Bill - - Ad-Marketing Guy, Ramsey NJ

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brunob

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#6 posted 2292 days ago

Very well done. Nice clean design.

-- Bruce from Central New York...now, if you'll pardon me, I have some sawdust to make.

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motthunter

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#7 posted 2292 days ago

looks good. i also had to make one for my little one. I hope that someday her kids will use it too

-- making sawdust....

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RAH

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#8 posted 2292 days ago

Bill, the thickness started at 6/4. I planned it down a little, it is heavy.

-- Ron Central, CA

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CharlieM1958

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#9 posted 2292 days ago

Beautiful hunk of maple and a nicely designed stool.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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Napaman

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#10 posted 2292 days ago

looks great…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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sharad

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#11 posted 2291 days ago

Very cute, sturdy and stable step stool. The plugs adds to its beauty
Sharad

-- “If someone feels that they had never made a mistake in their life, then it means they have never tried a new thing in their life”.-Albert Einstein

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Bob A in NJ

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#12 posted 2291 days ago

This is a nice design. Might want to try one of thses.
http://lumberjocks.com/projects/1630

-- Bob A in NJ

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brianinpa

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#13 posted 2291 days ago

That is a very nice piece of maple. Nice design too!

-- Brian, Lebanon PA, If you aren’t having fun doing it, find something else to do.

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