Woodworking for Mere Mortals Step stool

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Project by Nucc posted 143 days ago 829 views 3 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello, This is my step stool I made from the plans on Steve Ramsey’s Website. I been a big fan of WWMM ever since it started and this step stool always caught my eye. I just love the simple but classy design. I built mine out of sassafras and it features a red mahogany stain. For the finish I brushed on glossy polyurethane. I gave it two good coats then smoothed it out with 0000 steel wool. After the steel wool I gave it a good coat of paste wax to finish it off. The end result is a nice smooth semi gloss sheen. Thanks for viewing, Nucc.

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#1 posted 143 days ago

Very nice job! And I appreciate the full explanation of the finish. Keep up the good work. I sure my short wife would love having one for the kitchen. I also enjoy following WWMM with Steve.

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#2 posted 142 days ago

Great build

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#3 posted 141 days ago

You did a great job. I need to build one and will have to view Steve’s video.

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#4 posted 135 days ago

It’s beautiful, like design and woods used and the finish really set it off. Great job!

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