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An Easy to Build Step Stool


Free Plans to Build a Step Stool

Got any little helpers? Or maybe your pet can’t quite climb up to their favorite resting place… Why not use the free plans to build a step stool and make them their own stool? Cute when personalized and perfect for a first-time project! This stool would also be great on the porch with a few plants placed on it…

Free Plans to Build a Step Stool
Step Stool

Materials:

Lumber:

  • 1 – 1×2 at 4′
  • One quarter sheet of 3/4″ plywood

Cut List:

  • 2 – 3/4″ plywood at 14-1/4″ x 16″ – Sides
  • 4 – 1×2 at 15-1/2″ – Stretchers
  • 1 – 3/4″plywood at 16-1/2″ x 18″ – Larger Step
  • 1 – 3/4″ plywood at 7-1/2″ x 18″ – Smaller Step

Click on the drawings for a larger view!

Notes about the project:

The grain in the image in Step One is not depicted correctly – the grain should run in the vertical direction!

Step One

Cut the pieces for the sides. Cut the notches and the decorative curve using a jigsaw.

Free Plans to Build a Step Stool_Sides

Step Two

Cut the pieces for the stretchers. Position as shown then secure using glue and 1-1/4″ brad nails.

Free Plans to Build a Step Stool_Stretchers

Step Three

Cut the steps as shown, cutting the notches in the larger step using a jigsaw. Position as shown using glue and 1-1/4″ brad nails.

Free Plans to Build a Step Stool_Steps 1

Free Plans to Build a Step Stool_Steps 2

Finish as desired!

Have any questions about theĀ free plans to build a step stool? Leave a comment below!

 

Originally posted 2013-02-28 08:00:59.

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