Little Step Stool

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About This Project

Maddie needed a little extra boost to comfortably reach the bathroom sink. She loves this stool!

I modifyed the Simplest Stool to be oober short, and painted the design using leftover wall paint samples

Required Skill Level: 
Starter Project
Estimated Time Investment: 
An Hour or Two (0-2 Hours)
Finish Used: 
Minwax Spray Stain (Color was either Early American or Gunstock), White Spray Paint, Minwax Spray Clear Coat, and wall paint samples for design.
Estimated Cost: 
$0, used scraps and leftover stain and paints


Some time ago we found a small piece of furniture that had been made by my grandfather. How'd we know? He'd carved his name along with "for Betty" on the bottom of the piece. It wasn't a particularly pretty piece of furniture and we wondered why it had been kept as long as it was - until we found the engraving (that's really too nice a word, primitive carving is more like it!). If in doubt about putting her name on it, just put it underneath. Someone will find it years from now and know how much love went into making it!