Workshop Stool

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Blog entry by Ken Dowswell posted 05-16-2015 12:54 AM 1083 reads 0 times favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch

I needed a workshop stool and used the Workshop Stool plan from David White. My first time using compund angles, a few errors, a new learning curve, fixed and got er done.

I first stripped down some KD 2X4 to 1 1/2” square stock for the legs, 27 1/2” Using 1 X 4 for the remaining pieces. For the top I cut 1 1/2” strips and glued them together for a 11” square seat. The side rails are glued and power nailed, seat is fastened by pocket holes. I did this as I may router a round seat in the future

I generally followed Davids plan but raised the bottom of the lower rails 6” from the bottom. Fits me @ 5’ 10”.

I am happy with the outcome


-- Ken in Niagara Falls

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#1 posted 05-16-2015 04:27 AM

Looks great, Ken! Increasing the knowledge and skill set is a good thing. Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- God bless, Candy

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