Step stool

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Project by wacki posted 07-06-2018 08:16 PM 1126 views 4 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have been on a step stool kick for a bit now, and this is my latest. It is made of beetle kill pine and redwood, all dowels and glue. I am finding right now I want to highlight the wood and not do fancy cuts or joints.

-- Bob Serwacki Helena Montana

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#1 posted 07-06-2018 09:46 PM

I like the look of it.

I’d like to see how the legs attach.


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#2 posted 07-06-2018 10:27 PM

The legs are cut on a 10degree angle with a spanner across. All are dowelled together and to the top.

-- Bob Serwacki Helena Montana

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#3 posted 07-07-2018 12:46 AM

Solid, and very unique with the different color woods. Nice work. No nails!!! LOL

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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#4 posted 07-07-2018 01:03 AM

Nice strong stool. I love symmetry!

cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#5 posted 07-07-2018 10:51 AM

Awesome stool! That wood combo is incredible!

-- Ron, Northern Illinois

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#6 posted 07-07-2018 11:45 AM

nice build – bkp usually mates up with anything

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#7 posted 07-07-2018 12:34 PM

Beautiful shape and indeed awesome wood combinations – those stripes are great.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#8 posted 07-07-2018 12:34 PM

You did a very nice job on this step stool.

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#9 posted 07-07-2018 07:50 PM

Very artistic wood choices. I do agree the simplicity of the design works extremely well on this project.

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#10 posted 07-09-2018 06:15 PM

I love the color combo!

-- I live on caffeine, sawdust and swear words.

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#11 posted 07-15-2018 10:30 PM

This one definitely stands out

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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