Simplest Stool : Saddle Back Style

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About This Project

Framing Lumber and a 2x12" Yellow Pine

We've been looking for some saddle back stools for quite a while that would fit snug under our kitchen island. I couldn't find any, so I checked Ana-White and found the perfect building plan. I used scraps to build two matching stools and so I altered the plans to fit what I had. Other then the dimensions being different, I also used a 2x12" piece of wood cut down to 9x15" for the stool top.

I've documented the process as best as I could at;

Required Skill Level: 
Estimated Time Investment: 
An Hour or Two (0-2 Hours)
Finish Used: 
"Rainwater" Martha Stewart Paint
Estimated Cost: 
$0 I used all scrap wood from a previous project


I skipped a step that I might redo. I'd recommend taking some wood filler and spreading over the knots and imperfections before painting it. Sand it down, smooth it out, and it'll be Looking flawless.

I've been looking for some stools like this, so I followed your lead and just finished making some. Thanks so much for sharing!

Awesome! I'm so glad you made some. Thanks for sharing. We love our stools and hope you enjoy them as well.