Potty training help

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Project by Zipsss posted 02-12-2013 09:53 PM 1184 views 1 time favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this step stool to make it easier for my granddaughter to reach the toilette. The back is cut to fit closer, without a gap. Hand cut dovetails on Elm and a water poly finish.

-- Zipsss

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#1 posted 02-12-2013 09:57 PM

Other than the fact that such beautiful hand-cut dovetails don’t belong adjacent to a toilet, I have to say that this is absolutely wonderful! A very nice job on the stool (which is probably what you’ll be telling the little potty-trainee).

-- "hold fast to that which is good"

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#2 posted 02-12-2013 11:54 PM

nice job

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#3 posted 02-13-2013 12:15 AM

Here I thought you needed potty training at your age.LOL
Nice job on the stool, I thought the dovetails were a nice touch.
Good luck with the potty training I’m sure the little one will enjoy using it.

-- I don't make mistakes, I have great learning lessons, Greg

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#4 posted 02-13-2013 12:34 AM


A great step stool and you might be able to use it later in life to bend over and tie your shoes.

Great job.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#5 posted 02-13-2013 12:36 AM

That’s awesome, and nice looking! Bravo

-- --- Chad Franklin, IN ---

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#6 posted 02-13-2013 12:57 AM

Very nice.

-- No, I don't want to buy the pink hammer.

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#7 posted 02-13-2013 01:31 AM

Nice job and great idea!

-- Steve - "Never Give Up"

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#8 posted 02-13-2013 08:29 PM

I see you trashed the plastic one from IKEA behind the toilet. I need to do this same project, then light that IKEA one on fire. I am sick of all the IKEA stuff we’ve accumulated since before I was into woodworking. Excellent stool, looks awesome and is probably 1000% more sturdy than the plastic thing from IKEA.

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#9 posted 02-14-2013 03:25 PM

Wonderful stool! Like the design and dovetails. Great help to the little customer.


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#10 posted 04-02-2013 08:58 PM

Very nice. I will be needing to make one of these soon!

-- I never finish anyth

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