Foot Stool – Episode 2

Foot Stool 2

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With the legs fitted, Paul chamfers then creates an oval on each edge using the smoothing plane and spokeshave. Paul then cuts the wedges and glues the legs in place before cutting them flush to finish off this project.

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  1. dfish37 on 8 April 2015 at 4:41 pm

    Great video series and can’t want to complete with my daughter.

  2. sidreilley on 8 April 2015 at 5:20 pm

    I hope to start one of these later this week, a very useful item.


  3. rhwoodworks on 8 April 2015 at 5:22 pm

    Not sure what is in the works for the future but would love to see a father son project with you Paul and Joseph. Just an idea. Thanks

  4. Eddy Flynn on 8 April 2015 at 6:08 pm

    this would make a great naughty stool haha not that my beautiful well behaved grandaughter would ever need one as she’s only 21 months old (but i have been asked to make them in the past)

  5. mike melendrez on 8 April 2015 at 6:29 pm

    Thank you Joseph. I have no doubt you will fix this little problem. Its still a great video. As always.

  6. Ben Fisher on 8 April 2015 at 6:47 pm

    What went into deciding to put no finish on this one? Working with younger children? The fact that folks are going to put their icky shoes on it? 🙂 Both?

    • Philip Adams on 16 April 2015 at 12:53 pm

      Hello Ben, we don’t finish all the projects to video as we have a number of finishing videos separately. Paul has finished the stool since filming this video.

  7. kenh on 8 April 2015 at 9:46 pm

    Great project. I am making one for my 14 month old granddaughter. Someday I hope to show her how to make one.

  8. Gary on 8 April 2015 at 11:50 pm

    Another great project! I especially liked the scribing method for leveling the legs. A wonderful project to do with my grandson someday!

  9. adrian on 9 April 2015 at 2:44 am

    Thank you Paul, l learned a great deal on chair making from this simple project.
    Great lesson.

  10. Gareth Martin on 9 April 2015 at 6:41 pm

    A child’s project….thanks for returning to my skill level, Paul 🙂

  11. STEVE MASSIE on 13 April 2015 at 9:34 pm

    Paul another great little project, and now I know how to level the legs the easy way, can’t wait to get started on a couple of them.


  12. ghostofgrandpa on 20 October 2016 at 9:58 pm

    I feel like ‘ I gonna build a rocket using spokeshave and chisel’. I really enjoy watching your classes. This is really great!

    Greetings from Poland!

  13. Wayne Rogers on 8 February 2017 at 10:19 am

    “So much more than just a stool.” You’re so right about that. This will be the first full project for me and my grandson to work on together after finishing the workbench. Thanks so much for the memories . . .

  14. Matt Evans-Koch on 23 April 2022 at 7:50 am

    Thank you Paul for this project. Simple but uses so many skills and techniques that beginners need for larger projects. Now that I have the workbench done time to start a set of foot stools.

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