Shaker style step stool

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Project by Straight8Woodworks posted 03-14-2016 10:36 AM 2752 views 3 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This project was inspired by the book The Art of Woodworking – Shaker Furniture by lifetime works the joinery was all cut by hand only the rough dimensioning cut by machine. This is my first mostly handmade product.

-- “The bitterness of poor quality remains long after the sweetness of low price is forgotten” – Benjamin Franklin

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#1 posted 03-14-2016 01:04 PM

I like the simplicity of shaker style. Your step stool with it’s good looking joinery came out really nice!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#2 posted 03-14-2016 04:45 PM

Love those dovetails

-- i love the smell of sawdust in the morning, it smells like victory. John

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#3 posted 03-15-2016 10:16 AM

Dovetail joints make this step stool special.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#4 posted 03-15-2016 12:15 PM

Beautiful project / workmanship.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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