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Project by Josh122 posted 01-14-2014 02:13 PM 683 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A simple dovetailed step stool, which was one of my early projects. It’s held together by dovetails and a wedged tenon on the front side. it was a lot of fun to build and was inspired by a project my grandfather did for my mom when I was a kid. Now that I’m married and my wife can barely reach the bottom of the kitchen cabinets, I figured it would be a great addition.

-- Josh Yuma, AZ wannawoodwork.blogspot.com





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#1 posted 01-14-2014 02:29 PM

Terrific! You just inspired me to get busy and make one for …... well me!

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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#2 posted 01-14-2014 02:57 PM

Cool project nice work.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#3 posted 01-14-2014 03:04 PM

Keep the wife happy and the saw dust will fly uninhibited! I made a simple shelf for my wife to put over the sink for her small flowers. You’d have thought I was the greatest woodworker since Jesus. Truth is, I’m still learning how to cut a straight line.

-- I thank God for everything, especially all of you!

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#4 posted 01-14-2014 03:17 PM

Thanks folks! It was a fun one and actually turned out well, which was a little bit of a surprise! The only problem now is that she used it and doesn’t want me to take it away and apply a nice finish! I’ll have to just sneak it out and apply some shellac since the cure time is pretty short…

-- Josh Yuma, AZ wannawoodwork.blogspot.com

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#5 posted 01-14-2014 03:25 PM

Nice design Josh!

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#6 posted 01-14-2014 03:43 PM

Nice practical design and good work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#7 posted 01-17-2014 03:48 PM

Your step stool is beautiful and sturdy. Great work on those well made joints.

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