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…
- 1-1/4″ brad nails
- Finishing Supplies
- 1 – 1×2 at 4′
- One quarter sheet of 3/4″ plywood
- 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!
Cut the pieces for the sides. Cut the notches and the decorative curve using a jigsaw.
Cut the pieces for the stretchers. Position as shown then secure using glue and 1-1/4″ brad nails.
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.
Finish as desired!
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Originally posted 2013-02-28 08:00:59.