Home Project Have Fun With Your Child Building This Ideal First Project Foot Stool
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Foot Stool Photos by Brian Hargreaves This simple foot stool project provides a wonderful beginner's project to introduce a child to woodworking.Designing the PieceThe design for this foot stool is patterned after a foot stool I built as a child over 40 years ago and which I still use to this day.
The design is simple and easy to build.Pine is an excellent choice for a first woodworking project because it is soft and easy to cut and work with hand tools.Basic PreparationChoose some clean ¾" thick by 8" wide select pine from your building center.
The board will actually be about 7 ¼" wide and slightly under ¾" thick.Try to find a board without any cup or twist.A bit of bow can be worked around fairly easily since the pieces are all short.The idea is to avoid having to joint or plane the parts.
Fortunately, in my experience, most select pine comes flat and square enough for you to do just that.Assuming you can find a clean board, a 6' length will be all you need for a single stool and a few practice pieces.
If you can't find a piece that is flat enough, get...