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7th grade shop class: Pine Step stool.

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7th grade shop class: Pine Step stool.
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Where it all began..Little did I know that when I made this stool back in 74’ that it would help my wife into bed after surgery, my grandkids would use it to reach the sink when brushing their teeth, and that it would find alot of use in my folks kitchen as well as my own.

-- Tobes, AZ





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MonteCristo

2094 posts in 789 days


#1 posted 728 days ago

Looks like it’s stood up pretty well. Sure beats the plastic ones . . .

-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""

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Kookaburra

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#2 posted 728 days ago

The fact that this is over 30 years later and it is still serving well is clear proof that this project was a complete success! A very classic style – you can tell everyone it is a treasured family heirloom!

-- Kay - Just a girl who loves wood.

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gfadvm

10580 posts in 1291 days


#3 posted 728 days ago

That is so cool that you have kept that all these years. And you must have done a good job or it would have fallen apart years ago.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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woodshaver

2738 posts in 1954 days


#4 posted 728 days ago

Great stoy and Nice work! Your stool stood the test of time!
You got me thinking….I have a stool that’s 41 year old and I never thought of posting here on LJ. I guess it’s about time! My 3 kids will be suprised that I still have it!
Thanks for posting you stool!

-- Tony C , My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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FirehouseWoodworking

622 posts in 1874 days


#5 posted 728 days ago

WOW! Did that bring back memories! I made the same stool back in the 7th grade woodshop class, only it was the late 60s for me. And my mother still uses it!

Cheers!

-- Dave; Lansing, Kansas

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