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Project by monkeysuncle posted 536 days ago 1721 views 3 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Thanks to SKONE for the inspiration. My third grandchild is due in March so I made this for my daughter-in-law. It is all oak and pocket screws. No glue was used so I finished everything before assembly. The finish is wipe-on poly. The top is 12×14 and it stands 7 1/2 inches tall. There are 3 positions: horizontal, 15 degrees and 30 degrees. I’m delivering it this weekend. Hope the Mom likes it.

-- Jim, Wisconsin





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woodshaver

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#1 posted 536 days ago

Great looking stool! It’s always nice to have somthing handy to reach the hard to get to places.
Congratulations on your 3rd Grandchild!

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

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#2 posted 536 days ago

Nice work, your daughter in law should appricate the thought you put into her comfort

-- "older I get, the more fun I have"

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Natalie

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#3 posted 536 days ago

Okay, by the name I am guessing this is a footstool that somehow helps a mother hold a certain position while nursing?
Details?

-- Natalie - My mind is like a bad neighborhood, I don't like to go there alone.

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Bill_N

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#4 posted 536 days ago

I too am curious
Are there plans for this nice looking project?

-- I have the Saw Dust Fever

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Chris Moellering

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#5 posted 536 days ago

I would say that yes, that is what it does. Having watched my wife nurse our four kids over the years, she often preferred a recliner or something with a footstool. Made it easier to hold the baby comfortably while nursing.

Great looking build. I really like it. Even though we’re beyond that…(youngest is 11 now) I may build one for my wife to use as she cross-stitches, uses her laptop, reads….just seems like it would offer a variety of ways to alter one’s position and be comfortable.

-- Grace & peace, Chris+

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Green_Hornut

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#6 posted 536 days ago

Have you got a pattern for this? I have made some before but they were not adjustable. That’s a feature that would extend it’s use as a booster for the little ones at the bathroom sink and such.

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ChuckV

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#7 posted 536 days ago

That is a great project. I’m sure that it will be much appreciated.

-- “That it will never come again / Is what makes life so sweet. ” ― Emily Dickinson

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