Stepstool in wood and steel

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Project by George_SA posted 05-29-2012 08:54 PM 1260 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The step for my caravan was too low (i’m not sure what it is called in the states, but in South Africa we call it a caravan. Anyway you will see from the picture what it is :-) I added a second step with some steel rod that I had lying around and to finish it off with some nice wooden platforms.

-- Sometimes life gets in the way of one's woodworking :)

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#1 posted 05-30-2012 02:57 AM

That is a beautiful step stool and a mighty handy one , too. You’ll appreciate it more because you made it yourself!! Nice going!!!!!!!!!!!!!.........................Jim

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

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#2 posted 05-30-2012 04:05 AM

George in the USA we call it a “trailer house” or a “travel trailer”. A buddy of mine calls his “paradise”.
Nice build, very useful and pretty wood!

-- I love the smell of Home Depot in the morning, it smells like.......carpentry. Bake, Bar Lazy U Woodworks, Lehi,UT.

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#3 posted 05-30-2012 05:41 AM

Thanks for the update. I knew that in the US it is called something different, but I wasn’t sure what. In South Africa a trailer looks like this

-- Sometimes life gets in the way of one's woodworking :)

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