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Project by Firewood20 posted 03-16-2014 05:02 PM 4405 views 19 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is a piece I was commissioned to build. It’s a step stool that made from finished plywood. The owner wanted something simple and light colored. I used pocket hole construction, sanded to 320, applied two coats of polyurethane and used contact cement to adhere the non-slip pads. It works well and doesn’t tip over, unlike some of the other designs I have used in the past.

-- Dustin, Central Coast California





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tyvekboy

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#1 posted 03-16-2014 05:06 PM

Nice design

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA

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rdjack21

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#2 posted 03-16-2014 05:35 PM

Nice! I like so much I’m going to copy it if you don’t mind of course.

-- --- Richard Jackson

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Firewood20

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#3 posted 03-16-2014 06:43 PM

Thanks, It’s not completely my design in the first place. I saw one similar to this one on Amazon. Personally, I think it needed some sort of stain or paint finish.

-- Dustin, Central Coast California

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Nicky

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#4 posted 03-16-2014 06:53 PM

Great design, yours or not. Looks very useful.

What are the overall dimensions? I’ll be stealing this one.

Great job!

-- Nicky

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stefang

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#5 posted 03-16-2014 06:58 PM

Very nice looking and more importantly it looks very safe for kids and adults.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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SteveGaskins

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#6 posted 03-16-2014 07:23 PM

Nice build, design and very practical. Added to favorites.

-- Steve, South Carolina, http://www.finewoodworkingofsc.com

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#7 posted 03-16-2014 08:21 PM

Very nice steps just what I need for my grandson as he likes to brush his teeth looking into the mirror while I pull funny faces really nice Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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#8 posted 03-16-2014 10:47 PM

Great job

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#9 posted 03-16-2014 11:20 PM

nice stand

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Firewood20

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#10 posted 03-17-2014 01:09 AM

Thank you for all the nice compliments. I’m glad I was able to contribute motivation from such a simplistic design.

-- Dustin, Central Coast California

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Rick

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#11 posted 03-17-2014 04:45 AM

Very Nice Project Indeed Dustin! Well Executed also! Thanks for Sharing!

Rick

-- How long is a Minute? That depends on which side of the Bathroom Door You're On!

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woodshaver

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#12 posted 03-17-2014 12:43 PM

I like the simplicity of your step stool. A well thought out design and looks to be very safe and stable to use.
Nice work!

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

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MrFid

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#13 posted 03-17-2014 05:07 PM

Very nice! Favorited as this is on my list of things to do.

-- Bailey F - Eastern Mass.

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