Step stool for high bed

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Project by Carey Mitchell posted 08-13-2018 03:20 PM 998 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this several years ago and only recently noticed it when we moved. We have a high bed in the guest bedroom and anyone shorter than me needs a little help in getting in.

This is cherry and is heavy. I was worried about racking and decided the best prevention would be dovetailing the back – it works, this thing is solid as a rock.

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#1 posted 08-13-2018 04:27 PM

Very nice!

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA ………….. one can never be too organized

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#2 posted 08-13-2018 05:49 PM

Swell upgrade.

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#3 posted 08-13-2018 06:24 PM

Very nice Project & also well done.

-- Richard (Ontario, CANADA)

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#4 posted 08-13-2018 07:25 PM

This is a wonderful step stool and displays a lot of fine craftsmanship.

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#5 posted 08-14-2018 01:54 AM

Those are very handy to have on the beds with the puffed mattresses. Look very nice in Cherry too.

Thanks for posting.

-- Think safe, be safe

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#6 posted 08-14-2018 02:16 PM

a fine step..I like the simplicity and the graceful side design of the cut outs.

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#7 posted 08-15-2018 01:19 AM

I need to do the same as “da llittle woman” has an issues getting in and out of bed too.

-- Harold

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#8 posted 08-16-2018 05:52 PM

Doubling back to say Congrats on your 3.

-- Think safe, be safe

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