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Project by Bill Berklich posted 07-31-2017 11:36 AM 1047 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Finished up a shop stool. Giving credit where it’s due this is a spin off of one built by Steve Carmichael in his youtube video. And, like every good woodworker, I changed it to fit my on-hand materials. I had 2×2s laying around and the screws he uses are REALLY expensive so went with rabbets for the stretchers then glued and doweled – 3” of foam, faux leather, and a bit of paint completed the project. Great place to park it now and then and at a perfect height to do most bench work. I’m liking it!

-- Bill - Rochester MI

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#1 posted 07-31-2017 11:58 AM

Nice build, with utility to boot. Looks great!

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#2 posted 07-31-2017 03:48 PM

Oh nice, I want one. Looks like I am gonna steal that idea for my shop.

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#3 posted 07-31-2017 04:53 PM

Carmichael has a 8-1/2”x11” PDF plan with the video. It’s a great place to start.

-- Bill - Rochester MI

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#4 posted 07-31-2017 07:18 PM

I have had the plans for awhile maybe you inspired me to finally make it. Nice job!

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