Build a Step Stool with Jerry Carpenter

  • 16 Nov 2017
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • MakeICT 1500 E Douglas Ave, Wichita, Kansas 67214
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The object of this workshop is to build a small pine wooden step stool, kids size, to use to get a drink or to stand on to brush teeth. The steps are listed below. Painting/Staining would be done off site. This is an entry level workshop that will demonstrate use of several tools in the woodshop. A follow on workshop will be hosted in the future to make a rustic step stool. 1. Cut a 2 x 8 x 8 ft to 16.00 long slabs. 2. Use the thickness planner to cut down to 1.375 thick. 3. Use the drill press to drill 4 holes on a compound angle. Fixture provided by me. 4. Use the miter saw to cut 2 x 2 x 8 ft into 20.00 long legs. 5. Use the lathe to round over both ends of 2 x 2. 6. Use drill motor with tenon cutter to cut 1.00 round tenon on both ends of 2 x 2. Provided by me. 7. Use miter saw to cut compound angle on center of 2 x 2. 8. Sand and glue up stool. Glue requires 24 hours to set before moving. MakeICT member Jerry Carpenter is our workshop host who is a woodworker extraordinaire specializing in hand made rustic items. He is also a member of the Sunflower Woodworker Guild. Required authorizations: Woodshop
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