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Step-Up for toddler: a few firsts for me

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Project by Kwit posted 225 days ago 1185 views 8 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this for my best-man’s daughter who is turning 1 year old

For me it is my first mortise/tenon work – my first “displayed” dovetail joint – and my first time working with walnut

-- don't talk about it - be about it





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EggMan

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#1 posted 225 days ago

Looks great. Did you do the dovetails and MT work by hand?

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Kwit

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#2 posted 225 days ago

Thanks Eggman

However – my skill level is only at the point of router and jig work

-- don't talk about it - be about it

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A.Scott

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#3 posted 225 days ago

Nice work!

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nuttree

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#4 posted 225 days ago

Nothing wrong with router and jig work – nice job.

-- I only went out for a walk and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in. -John Muir

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a1Jim

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#5 posted 225 days ago

Nice step stool.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#6 posted 225 days ago

Well done and nice joints!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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Roger

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#7 posted 225 days ago

1st time….........looks professional to me. Nice build

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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#8 posted 224 days ago

Well done, looks great!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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Lanaug

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#9 posted 224 days ago

it looks like there is one through MT and the other not? Was there a reason? Am I missing something. It looks great, nice dovetails!

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travislucia

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#10 posted 224 days ago

This looks great, I’d like to use this same design to hold my dogs food and water bowl haha.

-- Measure Once, Cut Once, Be Unique

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CFrye

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#11 posted 224 days ago

Beautifully well done and finished Kwit! She’ll get many years of use out of that. Thanks for sharing!

-- God bless, Candy

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Kwit

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#12 posted 224 days ago

Lanaug – The MT blends in too well on the other side – it’s hard to see in the picture – but it’s there

Travislucia – Funny you say that – my first design used oak and no angles on the legs – didn’t come out to well – so I made a dog food and water stand out of it

Thanks for the compliments everyone

-- don't talk about it - be about it

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camps764

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#13 posted 224 days ago

this is great! Added to my ‘to do’ list.

-- Steve

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