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Simple Joinery Scrap Wood Stool [Assembly]
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1 Propping up one side on a piece of wood, saw lengths of wood for the following steps.
2 Glue pieces of wood together to make a roughly 18in x 1.5in x 1.5in (46cm x 4cm x 4cm) piece.
3 Clamp the glued pieces together tightly and let dry. Repeat steps 2-3 two more times, to make 3 total legs.
4 Glue and clamp wood pieces together to make a roughly 13.5in x 13.5in x 1.5in (35cm x 35cm x 4cm) piece.
5 Use the planer tool to shave the edges off of the legs, and shave one end of each leg down to a 1.25in (3cm) diameter. This measurement should match the size of the drill bit you are using.
6 Saw each corner off of the 13.5in x 13.5in x 1.5in (35cm x 35cm x 4cm) piece.
7 Further saw each existing corner off of the 13.5in x 13.5in x 1.5in (35cm x 35cm x 4cm) piece to make a circular form.
8 Use caution with this step. With two firm hands on the drill, drill 3 holes through the top of the seat and out the bottom of the seat. Each hole angled outward.
9 Apply glue to the legs and twist through the seat holes until the leg emerges out the other end.
10 Saw away the excess of the legs.
11 Sand the rough edges and sand away the excess glue.
12 Brush on two coats of varnish.