Step Stool

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Project by will delaney posted 10-23-2011 07:34 PM 2546 views 12 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This stool is made of Curly Maple and Pua Rosa. The joinery I used was dowels. Finished with the process that the Wood Whisper called pop goes the maple. You can see the chatoyance that the oil finish brings. . Mark can even help you improve your vocabulary. Thanks for looking Will

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#1 posted 10-23-2011 07:38 PM

Very nice, make sure to tell her no shoes slippers on that lovely finish though. LOL


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#2 posted 10-24-2011 12:44 AM

Nice. Love the wood choices. Thanks for posting.

-- Steve, South Carolina,

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#3 posted 10-24-2011 12:46 AM

Love the wood selection very nice.


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#4 posted 10-25-2011 12:48 AM

That really speaks to me for some reason. I may have to steal your idea for my own home.

-- Bryan H

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#5 posted 01-23-2012 10:58 PM

That is awesome.

-- Dave, W.V.

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#6 posted 08-31-2012 11:19 PM

Will, I have to agree with Bryan on this one. I have a daughter that just went off to college and she asked me to make her a step stool and I believe this is right for her. Hope you dont mind me using your design. But my guess is it will put a smile on her face :) .

-- Gary Vondermuehll

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#7 posted 09-05-2012 12:37 PM

Thanks for the comments. Making a step stool is a fun project. I made the the design simple and let the wood selection do the talking. I will be looking to see what you come up with Gary.

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#8 posted 09-05-2013 06:23 AM

Very nice. I really like the contrasting woods. I may make one similar – and use wormy/ambrosia maple for the light wood. Not sure yet what to use for the darker.

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#9 posted 09-05-2013 02:11 PM

Walnut goes realy nice with maple. I made a small bench which I used walnut for the legs and maple for the top that I had posted. Thanks for the comment and looking forward to see what you do.

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