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xx   STOOL

Contemporary footstool, with a padded seat, features walnut legs and rails "sculpted" using gouges and surform. Overall dimensions: 18"x20"x16" tall.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER Spring 1986 (v.2#1) pg. 54

Queen Anne footstool features cabriole legs. Not a copy of an authentic antique since footstools were not common in the 18th century. A related article gives step-by-step instructions for making the cabriole leg.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #80 Jun 2000 pg. 48, 55

How to make pillows, a hassock and a bedspread that look like giant packages and envelopes. Patterns for stamps, labels, etc. included.
APARTMENT LIFE Sep 1978 (v.10#9) pg. 70

Hassocks have felt covers over foam padding and 1 ft. square wood cube frames. Est. cost: $4.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1971 (v.49#9) pg. 70

Photo shows cushioned 24" circular ottoman. Wooden base is built from plywood and pine. Est. cost: $25.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1973 (v.51#7) pg. 70

Photo shows a cube built of 3/4" plywood that serves as a seat, footstool and storage bin. Top is reversible with a carpet square on one side and plastic laminate on the other. Est. cost: $15.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1974 (v.52#7) pg. 29

Photo shows a needlepoint hassock. Pattern, stitch guide and instructions must be ordered.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Nov 1974 (v.52#11) pg. 94

Photo shows how to build a footstool with a base of plywood and four rolled cushions. Est. cost: $20.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1975 (v.53#7) pg. 70

Footstool features a simple wooden frame topped with an appliqued pad with a bird pattern. Est. cost: $12.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Feb 1983 (v.61#2) pg. 38, 49

Needlepoint footstool cover features a bouquet of roses reminiscent of floral motifs of long ago.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1984 (v.62#4) pg. 105, 151

Contemporary-styled slatted bench and ottoman made from pine and plywood. Shelves in back of bench for storage. Est. cost: $98.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Mar 1985 (v.63#3) pg. 121, 202

Long-stitch needlepoint. "Basket of flowers" pattern furnished for pillows, footstool top, rug and screen. A portion of the design can be worked in miniature on hardanger cloth as the bib of an apron. Iron-on transfers and preprinted designs can be ordered.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1986 (v.64#5) pg. 32

Wooden footstool conceals a fireproof lockbox. Est. cost: $45.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1987 (v.65#7) pg. 64, 102

Boxy, slatted chair and matching ottoman are constructed from 1x3s. Chair seat and top of stool are padded. Est. cost: $85.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1988 (v.66#7) pg. 48, 56

Simple wooden footstool, 16"x7"x8" high, is painted using a graining technique. Est. cost: $18.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1988 (v.66#7) pg. 98, 107

Crazy-quilt footstool cover.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1988 (v.66#9) pg. 116, 130

How to salvage sections of flat-woven rugs by incorporating them into pillows, footstool covers and a cornice.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Nov 1996 (v.74#11) pg. 30

Little Miss Tuffets. Six small footstools to make, all based on purchased wooden stools and decorated with foam, fabric and trims.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Oct 1998 (v.76#10) pg. 40

Make a "brush pile" footstool. Legs and rungs are made from small logs. The seat is woven from rope.
BOYS' LIFE May 1985 (v.75#5) pg. 68

Classic Morris armchair with adjustable back and matching ottoman. The rich oak wood, square spindles, and through-mortise and tenon joints are classic features of the Arts and Crafts style. Est. cost: $720.
CANADIAN HOME WORKSHOP Jun 1998 (v.21#9) pg. 54
Correction CANADIAN HOME WORKSHOP Oct 1998 (v.22#1) pg. 10

Adjustable (pivoting) footrest for under-desk or under-table use.
CANADIAN HOME WORKSHOP Sep 1999 (v.22#10) pg. 58

Music trio. A collection of elegant, sculptural accessories for a musician. (1) Guitar stand. (2) Footstool. (3) Music stand.
CANADIAN HOME WORKSHOP Mar 2002 (v.25#5) pg. 40

Build this solid hardwood framed ottoman. Features a contemporary (Danish) style with a large (19"x20") fabric- or leather-covered cushion.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jun 1984 (v.7#9) pg. 8, 25

Adjustable wooden footrest.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Dec 1986 (v.10#3) pg. 56

How to make a stool for a child or a footstool for an adult from large coffee or juice cans.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL May-Jun 1992 (v.76#3) pg. 44

Cross stitched cover for a footstool contains the names of your children.
CRAFTS Sep 1995 (v.18#9) pg. 114, 51

B-r-r-eeze to make snowmen. (1) Frankie Felt Snowman figure is embellished with blanket stitches, buttons and attired in a vest, neck scarf and earmuffs. (2) "Let It Snow" motif to paint on a T-shirt. (3) "So-O-O Big" snowman footstool is painted with the motif of a fat snowman and snowflakes against a background of blue.
CRAFTS Nov 1996 (v.19#11) pg. 26, 61

A taste for tapestry. Colored pattern for needlepointing coasters and a footstool cover is based on the Waverly "Edison" fabric design.
CREATIVE IDEAS FOR LIVING Sep-Oct 1990 (v.21#5) pg. 52

How to paint a folk art design on a wooden footstool. Pattern in an Early American motif included.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jul-Aug 1974 (v.4#9) pg. 60

How to needlepoint a fitted pad for a footstool. Pattern and instructions included.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Dec 1975-Jan 1976 (v.6#3) pg. 34

Knitted squares in crayon colors can be assembled into either a hassock or an afghan.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jan-Feb 1980 (v.11#1) pg. 58

A cricket to make for your hearth. Reproduction of an 1825 painted wooden footstool.
EARLY AMERICAN LIFE Oct 1987 (v.18#5) pg. 60

Quilting just about everything you sew. Includes instructions for quilted footstool cover.
FAMILY CIRCLE Sep 27 1978 (v.91#11) pg. 88, 150

Chinese style footstool, 11"x16"x8.5", is made from pine and plywood with a padded fabric top.
FAMILY CIRCLE Oct 23 1978 (v.91#12) pg. 126, 189

How to make an ottoman by sewing fitted cushion covers and stacking three cushions together with belting.
FAMILY CIRCLE Oct 23 1978 (v.91#12) pg. 136, 152

Nineteen things you can make from coffee cans. Seven padded, upholstered cans become a footstool.
FAMILY CIRCLE Oct 9 1979 (v.92#14) pg. 108, 158

Victorian woven ribbon footstool cushion.
FAMILY CIRCLE Nov 16 1982 (v.95#16) pg. 113, 156

Modular living room furniture made from slabs of foam glued together and covered with fabric. Diagrams shown for armless chair, corner module, and ottoman.
FAMILY CIRCLE Jan 4 1983 (v.96#1) pg. 78, 92

Needlepoint wall hanging and needlepoint footstool pad are cross stitched on canvas with pre-worked floral center.
FAMILY CIRCLE Aug 23 1983 (v.96#12) pg. 74, 114

A look at projects you can make from Sonotubes (the large tubes used by contractors to pour concrete columns and footing). Sketches show how to make a tube bed for a child, chairs, footstools and planters, a desk and bookshelf unit, a clothes closet and a glass topped coffee table.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #201 Sep 1979 (v.29#7) pg. 115

More classic 2x4 furniture. The Mock II chair and footstool can be flipped over to form a "hammock" or chaise longue.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #219 May-Jun 1981 (v.31#5) pg. 22

Footstool made out of 2x2s, doweling and macrame cording. A good parent/child project.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #244 Dec 1983 (v.33#10) pg. 67, 72

Gout stool. A double rachet mechanism allows this padded foot stool to be raised from 6" up to 20".
FINE WOODWORKING #8 Fall 1977 pg. 74

Moravian footstool features angled dovetails for strength and beauty.
FINE WOODWORKING #80 Jan-Feb 1990 pg. 56

Oval Chippendale-style upholstered footstool. Hand carved frame and cabriole legs come together with simple joinery.
FINE WOODWORKING #135 Mar-Apr 1999 pg. 55

Wooden hassock with upholstered top.
HOME CRAFTSMAN Nov 1963-Feb 1964 pg. 52

Upholstered footstool features four cabriole legs.
INDUSTRIAL EDUCATION Feb 1981 (v.70#2) pg. 44

Wooden footstool with cushion has hidden storage.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #416 Jan 1963 (v.59) pg. 96

Hassock base with casters. Gluing those large and bulky hassocks to such a base makes them easy to move around.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #459 Aug 1966 (v.62) pg. 112

Hexagon-shaped footstool. Wood construction covered with leather. Storage compartment is located beneath removable top.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #462 Nov 1966 (v.62) pg. 29

Cube-shaped footstool, 16" on a side. Padded on top and covered with imitation fur. Frame built from 1/2" plywood.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #473 Oct 1967 (v.63) pg. 152

Floor cushions for sitting are set in wood frames which allow them to be stacked for storage.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #480 May 1968 (v.64) pg. 86

Queen Anne style footstool built from a kit. Est. cost: $6.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #549 Feb 1974 (v.70) pg. 86

Footstool with a wooden frame and a decorative needlepoint pad.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #658 Mar 1983 (v.79) pg. 59

Embroidered footstool features a "field of flowers" pattern. Embroidery can also be used for a pillow, chair seat or picture.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Mar-Apr 1980 (v.3#2) pg. 16, 45

Build a rustic footstool from a section of log about 12" diameter. Cut four leg using a chainsaw.
PARENTS HOME Apr 1981 (v.5#7) pg. 67

Hexagon hassock doubles as a toy box. Constructed of perforated hardboard with a padded top which is removable. Rolls on casters.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1967 (v.127#3) pg. 181

Three footstools. A storage footstool, a needlepoint footstool and a four-board colonial stool.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1970 (v.133#3) pg. 164

Colonial style footstool features lathe-turned legs, turned stretchers and a removable cushion. Goes with the colonial chair featured in the December 1971 and January 1972 issues. Est. cost: $28.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jul 1972 (v.138#1) pg. 130

Early American heirloom footstool features an upholstered seat and curving legs which rise above the seat to form handles for carrying the stool. Rosettes decorate the ends of the handles.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jan 1975 (v.143#1) pg. 110

Playcubes. Large padded footstools double as storage boxes for childrens toys.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jan 1981 (v.155#1) pg. 102

Materials list and plans for building a sofa module and matching ottoman. The sofa has 4 large storage drawers in the base. Built from plywood and pine and covered with paneling to match walls.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1982 (v.157#4) pg. 129

Queen Anne footstool is built with precarved ball claw legs and has a storage compartment.
POPULAR MECHANICS Dec 1985 (v.162#12) pg. 118

Danish-styled set of four pieces (chair, ottoman, cocktail table and settee). They are designed for either indoor or outdoor use.
POPULAR SCIENCE Aug 1968 (v.193#2) pg. 124

Cane footstool. Replica of one found in Abraham Lincoln's home in Springfield, Illinois.
POPULAR SCIENCE May 1969 (v.194#5) pg. 148

Hassock shaped like a wooden cube, with padded top, opens up into a 5-step ladder or stepstool for reaching tall shelves, etc.
POPULAR SCIENCE Dec 1969 (v.195#6) pg. 158

Contemporary style ottoman has a wooden frame of round banister stock for legs and handles and a pine frame to hold an upholstered piece of foam rubber. Est. cost: $10.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jan 1972 (v.200#1) pg. 107

A rocking footrest is a reproduction of an antique design which originated in England in pre-Colonial days. It rests the feet, and at the same time supports the calf of the legs, relieving the stress on the knees.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #60 May 1991 (v.10#6) pg. 62, Insert

World's most comfortable foot stool features a non-traditional design.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #106 Jan 1999 (v.18#6) pg. 40

Footbeasts. Sturdy animal-pattern footstools with padded bodies. Includes patterns for a pig, sheep, lion, raccoon, and panda.
SUNSET Dec 1985 (v.175#6) pg. 95

How to use fabric to create different living areas in one room. Includes instructions on building an ottoman.
WOMAN'S DAY Sep 1 1978 (v.41#14) pg. 101, 146

Mission-style futon recliner and matching ottoman. Chair holds 6"x28"x54" futon mattress. Ottoman holds a 6"x22"x28" futon. (These pieces match a full-sized futon sofa presented in Feb. 1996.)
WOOD MAGAZINE #99 Oct 1997 (v.14#6) pg. 66, Insert

Mission furniture. Part 2. Coffee table and ottoman.
WOOD MAGAZINE #113 Mar 1999 (v.16#2) pg. 52, 92

Cabriole leg footstool features a wooden frame, 4 legs, and a fabric-covered cushion.
WOODSMITH #43 Jan-Feb 1986 pg. 10

Shaker-style rocking chair and matching footstool. The construction uses large dowels which are turned from square stock using a router table. The rockers and arms are cut from flat stock and the tape-woven seat and back are filled with foam padding.
WOODSMITH #117 Jun 1998 (v.20) pg. 6, 14, 16, 18, 22, 23

A circular wooden footstool with needlepoint tapestry cover. 12 wooden spindles give this footstool the appearance of a "bass drum". The upper and lower part of the stool are seperated by the spindles. Four wooden feet raise the stool off the floor.
WOODWORKER #1018 Sep 1978 (v.82) pg. 390

Wooden footstool features a stretcher rail that folds down into a recess under the top which allows the two legs to fold flat. The top is decorated with veneer squares. Overall dimensions: 11"x6"x5" tall.
WOODWORKER Apr 1991 (v.95#4) pg. 402

Fiddle shaped footstool made from 5/4" pine has octagonal shaped legs.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1978 (v.2#4) pg. 7

2x4 furniture. Part 3. Club chair uses the same basic construction as the love seat (Jan-Feb 1980), but is shorter. Matching ottoman can also be used as a table by removing fabric cushion.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL May-Jun 1980 (v.4#3) pg. 12

Rocker footrest. Special footrest for use with a rocking chair will rock with you on its own curved rockers. Sides of footrest are in shape of a cat.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1981 (v.5#4) pg. 21

Empire footstool. Patterned after a turn of the century model.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1982 (v.6#1) pg. 30

Simple pine footstool is made entirely from laminated 1"x4" stock.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1982 (v.6#2) pg. 24

Dovetailed footstool. A simple wooden footstool (Dimensions: 12" wide, 11" deep, 9" tall) is a good introduction to cutting and fitting the through dovetail.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1982 (v.6#4) pg. 20

Green woodworking with kids. How to construct a shave horse and make a simple footstool from wet wood freshly split from a log.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1993 (v.17#1) pg. 18
Added Info WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1993 (v.17#4) pg. 6

Molded leg Chippendale footstool (16" square and 16" high plus upholstered cushion).
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL May-Jun 1996 (v.20#3) pg. 32

Needlepoint cover for a footstool features a design of three interlocking rectangles.
WORKBASKET Nov-Dec 1983 (v.49#2) pg. 42

Covered hassock for a child's room consists of a large round wooden box covered with a decorative skirt and padded top.
WORKBASKET Aug 1990 (v.55#9) pg. 41

Three-piece footstool can double as plant stand.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1965 (v.21#4) pg. 56

Danish-inspired ottoman. This is a companion piece to the chair and rocker that appeared in the Nov-Dec 1965 issue.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1966 (v.22#1) pg. 50

Three-in-one stool. Low (7" high) stool. Use with back raised as a chair or with back lowered as a footstool. Seat lifts up to reveal storage area.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1967 (v.23#3) pg. 50

Spanish ottoman. Covered with black leather-grained vinyl, decorative brass tacks and molded wood carvings.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1967 (v.23#4) pg. 46

Wooden footstool with slat top can double as a small bench.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1968 (v.24#1) pg. 25

Primitive-style footstool is made from a 4" thick piece of wood.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1969 (v.25#4) pg. 25

Oriental-style chair and footstool.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1970 (v.26#3) pg. 14

Drum footrest resembles a rolling pin on legs. Center section is made from a 14" length of 4" stovepipe covered with padding and upholstery.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1972 (v.28#2) pg. 54

Fiddle-back footstool has an oval shaped top with cutouts on each side. Pattern for folk painting include.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1976 (v.32#1) pg. 12

Fireside footstool from scrap lumber. Shaped end legs are tied together with a pegged stretcher. Top is 18" long by 13" wide.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1978 (v.34#4) pg. 30

Versatile padded footstool doubles as magazine rack and has a storage compartment for sewing supplies, etc.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1980 (v.36#1) pg. 44

Sewing box footstool features a lift-off padded top, leather handles on the ends, and a lift-out divided tray. Overall dimensions: 12"x18"x14" tall.
WORKBENCH Apr-May 1994 (v.50#2) pg. 52