Introduction: Ultimate Workshop Stool

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Well this is my Workshop stool made from a single 2x4 of 12 feet long

Wach the video

It has

  • Built in vise
  • BenchDogs
  • Magnetic strip
  • Extension support for mittersaw
  • Saddle Bag For tools and screws

It takes about 1 day to built and some scrap from my shop

i think the most difficult part is the end of the vise to make the ACME screw turn it taka about 2 hours to figure ot what i was doing XD

The aproximated cost of the project was $20 USD and some scrap pipe

Im glad to hear your comments

Sorry for the bad english it is not my native language.

Step 1: The Vise

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The vise have a 5/8 ACME Screw with a ACME screw coupler inserted by pressure into 3 layers of 3/4 inch plywood

The tubing on the sides of the screw prevent prom rolling the moving part theay are 5/8 diameter

The handle have a welded knob witha a hole to put the handle also a machined washer screwed to the wood this pull out the moving part when you untwist the screw

Step 2: BenchDogs

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The bench dogs are made form aluminium 1 inch on the superior part and 3/4 inch on the inferior part also I milled onse side flat to make the grip to the atached pice

Step 3: Extension Support

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This Extension suport is just one of the pieces of the top splited in hal and with 2 5/8 tubing

Step 4: Saddle Bags

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The saddle bag are made from scrap cloth

Step 5: Enjoy

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I always said ultimate in my projects , At least for me when I get out for ideas to adding atachments to my multitool creations


Joker972 (author)2016-04-06

Awesome and inspiring build! What did you use to cut the aluminum bench dogs? I don't have any welding material other than a propane torch, so I'll probably have to cut some hardwood dowels.

ZombieWorkshop (author)Joker9722016-04-06

Actually you dont need to weld anithing to make the bench dogs,but you need a metal lathe to make them also a milling machine , Thanks for your commment

ulma doctor (author)2016-02-18

one hellava idea!

i may shamelessly copy the little beauty

Thanks the idea is free to stole

jmoore22 (author)2016-01-03

Very creative. Nice work. It would be a valuable tool in any workshop.

ZombieWorkshop (author)jmoore222016-01-04

Thanks, I have used much more than I spect

Tamatoa82 (author)2015-12-31

I don't see the video :(
I'm very interested in seeing how you built this workshop stool!

ZombieWorkshop (author)Tamatoa822016-01-01

Maybe you're watching via app in your phone or tablet, for the momment instructables doesnt allow to watch videos in app , watch it via Your desktop computer

Tamatoa82 (author)ZombieWorkshop2016-01-02

I see. Thank you :)

DonaL3 (author)2016-01-01

I have a few aluminium bench dogs, because they are tough, lite weight & will not rot.

You are going to date everything so your gran kids will know how old they are.

ZombieWorkshop (author)DonaL32016-01-02

Yes the aluminium are great for heavy work also they dont get cracked with to much preassure

DonaL3 (author)2016-01-01

This is like a few of my bench dogs, we used aluminium because it is light weight & will last for many years, much longer then wooden BD's.

kathyh3068 (author)2015-12-27

Awesome project. Its great to have one item that serves many purposes. Thanks for sharing.

Thanks for your comments

Yonatan24 (author)2015-12-26

Looks like a great tool to have in a workshop, Thanks for sharing!

ZombieWorkshop (author)Yonatan242015-12-26

Thanks for your comment

Hillscommaryan01 (author)2015-12-22



ZombieWorkshop (author)2015-12-22

Thanks for watching

teotsin (author)2015-12-20

I must say, this is a very clever stool...Its in my to do list

Thank you

ZombieWorkshop (author)teotsin2015-12-22

Thanks for your comment

bricabracwizard (author)2015-12-20

I hope you will show us how you made the aluminium dogs...

The bench dogs are easy and cheap to make, just use a chunk of aluminum rod use your metal lathe and reduce it to 0.75inch or al little less. 75inch long and cut it about 3/8 long on for the head after that hold it on a vise and use your metal Mill to flat about. 25 inch of the head if I make a second video I will try to include it

baysel (author)2015-12-20

Great idea.

ZombieWorkshop (author)baysel2015-12-20


Ronkim (author)2015-12-19

do you have a web site? And if so what is it?

ZombieWorkshop (author)Ronkim2015-12-19

For the moment I don't have a website, maybe next year for the moment I just upload my work in YouTube and instructables

mrsgyver (author)2015-12-19

I love this! Can I have it? :)

ZombieWorkshop (author)mrsgyver2015-12-19

Of course XD

Ronkim (author)2015-12-19

wow I really like this stool. Can't wait to see some plans, told my son that we need to make one. I just found this site and I think I'm going to like it a lot.

ZombieWorkshop (author)Ronkim2015-12-19

Forgot to say welcome to instructables

ZombieWorkshop (author)Ronkim2015-12-19

Thanks for your comment the plans will be available maybe next week I have been very busy in my job

jmckenzie12 (author)2015-12-18

this is great. thanks for sharing.

Thanks for watching

M3G (author)2015-12-18

Wow, this is fantastic!

ZombieWorkshop (author)M3G2015-12-18

Thanks for your comment

Andy349 (author)2015-12-17

Any plans for the stool

ZombieWorkshop (author)Andy3492015-12-17

I will work on the plans when I made it just to play with wood in the weekend is time to reverse engineering my stool

christopher.leblanc.98 (author)2015-12-17

love it , love to see the vice details any videos ,or plans

Thanks , I posted more steps with some photos of the vise I will shot a video of the vise mechanism in the weekend , about the plans i will work on them because i made it with out any clue of what I was doing so is time for reverse enginnering my own creation

DIY Hacks and How Tos (author)2015-12-17

This is so many kinds of awesome!

Thanks, I added aditional steps and some photos of the stool

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