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xx   STOOL

Step stool with high-back (for support or hanging on a peg) features three kinds of dovetails for extra strength.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #77 Dec 1999 pg. 37

Make a sturdy step stool about 18" tall.
BOYS' LIFE Oct 1982 (v.72#10) pg. 70

Super step stool. An 11"x18" seat on a sturdy A-frame base converts to a three-step ladder by pulling out an additional two steps (also on a sturdy A-frame base). The pull-out action is made easier by mounting the steps using metal drawer slides.
CANADIAN HOME WORKSHOP Oct 1998 (v.22#1) pg. 32

Portable step stool with slot in the top has keyhole shapes cut out in the ends.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Nov 1986 (v.10#2) pg. 29

Five-board stepstool (18"x11"x13" tall) features a simple decorative carving in the top.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jun 1995 (v.18#9) pg. 46

Two-step stool has a hand-hold in the top step. Skirts beneath the front of the steps have scrolled edges.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Oct 1997 (v.21#1) pg. 92

A 12" high pine step stool.
FAMILY CIRCLE Nov 1 1979 (v.92#15) pg. 95, 153

One-step stool features a "hidden" storage compartment. Est. cost: $9.
FAMILY CIRCLE Oct 23 1984 (v.97#15) pg. 112, 179

Two step-stools that double as tool boxes.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #226 Feb 1982 (v.32#2) pg. 54

Build a three-step stool for your kitchen from ash wood.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #230 Jul-Aug 1982 (v.32#6) pg. 71

Simple, sturdy step stool is built from 1" pine. Doubles as a portable sawhorse and workbench. Overall dimensions: 14"x18"x25" tall.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #295 Feb 1989 (v.39#2) pg. 88

Classic workshop step stool is lightweight but sturdy. Folding top provides a convenient work surface.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #323 Nov-Dec 1991 (v.41#10) pg. 90

Simple wooden box serves as a tool tote, stepstool and sawhorse.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #356 Mar 1995 (v.45#3) pg. 58

Portable workshop. Build this multi-purpose tool tote that doubles as a step stool, workbench, and mini-sawhorse.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #396 Mar 1999 (v.49#3) pg. 23

Small step stool (9"x15"x11" tall) can be fitted with a removable castered base.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #119 Oct-Nov 1998 pg. 32

Household utility chest and step stool. One step and supporting flaps fold down from the side. Three drawers open from one end of the stool.
HOME MECHANIX #684 Apr 1985 (v.81) pg. 96, 104

Kitchen helpers made from wood. (1) Step stool. (2) Salad tongs. (3) Cheese-cutting board (4) "Landscape-pattern" cutting board. (5) Cooling rack features sliding dovetails. (6) Paper napkin holder.
HOME MECHANIX #692 Dec 1985 (v.81) pg. 52

Build a small, fold-up step stool from wood in just one evening.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Mar-Apr 1982 (v.7#2) pg. 93

Sturdy step stool.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #446 Jul 1965 (v.61) pg. 95

Build a stepbox, a portable toolbox that also serves as a short stepladder. Unit is 19" high, 18" wide and 12" deep and is built from pine and plywood.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #610 Mar 1979 (v.75) pg. 89

Two-foot tall step stool is made from mahogany and is similar to a "library stool" or "Shaker step stool".
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #623 Apr 1980 (v.76) pg. 106

Wooden toolbox doubles as an 18" high stepstool.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #649 Jun 1982 (v.78) pg. 66B

Three home organizers you can build. (1) Lockable storage drawers for cleaning supplies which fit underneath the kitchen sink. (2) A simple wall hung shelf to hold laundry cleaning supplies. (3) A combination toolbox and stepstool.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #671 Apr 1984 (v.80) pg. 90

Build a sturdy step stool (24"x16"x9" tall) that is reminiscent of those used by train porters to help passengers reach the first step of a car.
MODEL RAILROADER Mar 1999 (v.66#3) pg. 34

Shaker-style step stool is made of maple and assembled with wood dowels. Overall dimensions: 16" deep, 20" wide, 24" high.
POPULAR MECHANICS Sep 1995 (v.172#9) pg. 88

Make kitchen stools and step stools with frameworks of electrical conduit. Use silver solder and a propane torch to form a permanent joint between pieces.
POPULAR SCIENCE May 1973 (v.202#5) pg. 128

Kitchen stepstool rolls around on casters, but depresses firmly to floor when a person climbs onto the steps to reach a high shelf.
POPULAR SCIENCE Dec 1973 (v.203#6) pg. 128

Tip shows how to build a step stool that won't tip, no matter where you stand or how far you reach out.
POPULAR SCIENCE Sep 1977 (v.211#3) pg. 143

Attach a fold-down stool to the back of a closet or pantry door. This will make it safer and easier to reach things on the top shelf.
POPULAR SCIENCE May 1982 (v.220#5) pg. 160

Sturdy stool, elevated dining chair for a child, and short kitchen ladder combination is made from 1/2 sheet of plywood. Winning design in PS/APA contest.
POPULAR SCIENCE Aug 1985 (v.227#2) pg. 84

Large rectangular stool (with built-in storage area) is used for standing on while painting a ceiling. It is more convenient than using a stepladder.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jan 1986 (v.228#1) pg. 122

Short wooden stepladder (25" tall) features a wider-than-usual top step. The ladder folds for storage.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #54 May 1990 (v.9#6) pg. 55

A low stool (10" tall) features a tall handle for moving it without bending and for support while standing on the stool.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #75 Nov 1993 (v.13#3) pg. 64, Insert

Step stool (17"x9"x12" high) has a 31" high handle at one end to provide a steadying hand hold.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #95 Mar 1997 (v.17#1) pg. 50

All-wood stepstool (18"x18"x15" tall) is very stable because the sides are wider at the bottom than at the top. The steps are made from "two by" lumber.
SHOPNOTES #20 Mar 1995 (v.4) pg. 8

Portable stepstool has a compartment in its base for carrying cleaning supplies. A paper towel dispenser is mounted under the top step.
SUNSET Apr 1978 (v.160#4) pg. 178

Two-step wooden stool cut from a 4-ft. piece of 1x8 fir.
SUNSET Mar 1980 (v.164#3) pg. 132

Kitchen stepstools roll around on casters, but store out of the way as "drawers" when not needed.
SUNSET Feb 1982 (v.168#2) pg. 140

Modern version of a Victorian step-stool chair uses standard-dimension wood and is easy enough for a novice woodworker. Est. cost: $25.
SUNSET Oct 1983 (v.171#4) pg. 156

Tip: A pull-out "step" board lets a short person reach top cupboard shelf.
SUNSET Nov 1983 (v.171#5) pg. 182

Wooden footstool is built from oak and accented with a wedge-pin joint. Ideal as a 10" stepstool for kitchen or bathroom.
WEEKEND WOODWORKING (PROJECTS) #5 Sep 1988 (v.1#5) pg. 8
Added Info WEEKEND WOODWORKING (PROJECTS) #8 Mar 1989 (v.2#2) pg. 1B

A two-step stool is adapted from a 19th-century Shaker original found in the New Lebanon (NY) community.
WEEKEND WOODWORKING (PROJECTS) #29 Sep 1992 (v.5#5) pg. 26

A space in the kickboard holds a folded up step stool.
WOMAN'S DAY May 22 1984 (v.47#10) pg. 135, 170

Sturdy, attractive step stool features decorative box joints, angled sides, hand slot, and tool tray.
WOOD MAGAZINE #111 Winter 1998 (v.15#9) pg. 76

Shaker step stand (a two-step stool) uses visible dovetail joints for strength and decoration.
WOODSMITH #19 Jan 1982 pg. 20

Short (14") two-step stool features a storage compartment (6"x6"x17") underneath the lift-up top step.
WOODSMITH #60 Dec 1988 pg. 4

Oak step stool features two steps and a carrying handle. Preshaping the boards used to form the side panels reduces waste. The side panels have a curved, sculptural quality.
WOODSMITH #92 Apr 1994 (v.16) pg. 24

Two-step stool (17"x12"x16" high) has a lower step that slides in and out of the base and a hand-hold slot cut in the top.
WOODSMITH #111 Jun 1997 (v.19) pg. 14

Two-step kitchen stool (15" tall) features dovetail joints that attach the treads to the uprights.
WOODWORK #37 Feb 1996 pg. 44

Stepped stool project incorporates traditional pegged, mortise and tenon joints.
WOODWORKER Mar 1991 (v.95#3) pg. 310

Shaker step-chest. A small step-stool with a lidded storage compartment.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1977 (v.1#5) pg. 7

Shaker set of steps. A two-step stool will increase your reach by 25". A good project for dovetail practice.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1978 (v.2#2) pg. 13

One-step library stool has a contemporary design. Made entirely of wood. Measures 16" wide, 12" tall and 12" deep.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1980 (v.4#6) pg. 20

Shaker style step stool features two steps and exposed dovetail joints. Overall dimensions: 19" tall, 13" wide, 11" deep.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1987 (v.11#5) pg. 56

Handyman's single-step stool incorporates a tray bottom to hold a few tools.
WOODWORKING TODAY #23 Jul 1991 pg. 53

Roll-around step stool. Padded top step for use as stool. Storage compartment beneath top step.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1969 (v.25#1) pg. 20

An assortment of wooden stools to make. (1) Shooting Stick stool is a one-legged seat that is carried like a cane. (2) Two-legged child's seat has a solid board back with a heart cutout, a rounded seat, and one turned leg in the front of the seat. (3) Two-legged stool (stepstool) is 16" long, 9" wide and 8" high with a solid top and sides and shamrock designs cut in each end. (4) Three-leg or four-leg stools have circular tops and turned legs.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1977 (v.33#2) pg. 30

Woodworker's stepstool is also a tool caddy.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1979 (v.35#2) pg. 98

Dimensions for a wooden "conductors stool", the step used to board railroad trains.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1979 (v.35#6) pg. 133

Car wash step stool is built from wood, features a closed storage compartment beneath the lower step, and is fitted with non-slip treads.
WORKBENCH Apr-May 1991 (v.47#2) pg. 50

Elegant library steps (step stool) in the Arts-and-Crafts style doubles as an end table when not in use. Made of lightweight mahogany.
WORKBENCH Jun-Jul 1995 (v.51#3) pg. 46

Combination tool box and step stool (15"x15"x20") has a removable storage drawer just beneath the step/top and a fixed storage compartment across the bottom.
WORKBENCH Jun 1997 (v.53#3) pg. 50