Kid’s Step-Up Stool



Introduction: Kid’s Step-Up Stool

About: MyFixitUpLife is a husband-and-wife’s home improvement obsessed lifestyle. Mark and Theresa are constantly fixing something up.

This Step-Up Stool is designed for every kid carpenter to

have a job-from assembly to decorating. And everyone will be able to learn a few new skills along the way.

While it’s also a perfectly-sized place to display special things, this stool functions as a safe step up for little ones. When I see my daughter stand on it and reach for something just outside her ever-growing grasp, it never ceases to amaze me what can be create with just a few boards and a some basic tools. And it’s sturdy enough to hold even us big kids. I know.

Step 1: What You’ll Need for This Projects:

Tools & Equipments

- Circular saw / miter saw / miter box

- Hammer / egg beater drill / drill

- Countersink

- Sandpaper / sander

- Square

- Measureing tape


- 1 piece 1x12x8 pine

- 1 5/8” finished-head screws / 6p finish nails

Step 2: Step 1. Cut the Pieces.

- Top: 11 ½” x 11 ½”

- Legs: 11 ½” x 5”

- Strut: 2 ¼” x 6”

Step 3: Step 2. Assemble Parts.


Screw or nail the Strut to the center-top of each leg.

- Center the top on the leg/strut assembly; countersink and fasten.

- Use sandpaper, router, or low angle block plane to ease the edges of the TOP.

Step 4: Step 3. Finish.

- Fill nail or screw holes with painter’s putty. Let dry.

- Sand smooth.

- Prime all surfaces and paint

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