Quick Wood Foot Stool

4 Materials
40 Minutes
I had a friend that has the new top loader washer & dryer. We are both short, I was laughing when she told me I can't get my laundry out of the washer. It was funny because I knew exactly what she meant. Well here is the problem solver! A cute wood stool.
What you'll need
2 -10.5" 2x4 (Bottom)
2- 7" 2x4 (Top)
3 -12"  2x4 (Steps) 
1- 9" 2x4 (Back)
Screws 3"
Paint of your choice

These are the dimensions of the stool
Take the 10.5" and the 7" and screw them together on the back & front
You can see how I fastened the 2 screws. Now I'm ready to apply the top step take the 12" board and lay it across the 2 sides you just screwed together. I added 2 screws on each board on each end for extra security. I recommended you pre-drill your holes, so you wont split the boards.  
Here you can see how I pre-drilled and added the screws I countersunk my screws
Apply a 12" board which is your last top step.
With the last 12" step fasten that board to the bottom step.
I tip it over to confirm the inside measurement which should be 9" if it is that's perfect because its straight and in line. (if not cut board to fit)
I turned it on its side and applied the screws
Now it should be done. From here it just needs its finishing touches: sanding and paint which you can do to your liking.
Here are a few I did for friends now everyone can get their laundry out ha-ha!
I'm ready to use mine. I distressed it, for a little charm. These stools are great for the kitchen, laundry, or kids bathroom to brush their teeth.

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  • Delmas Nelson Delmas Nelson on May 19, 2018

    Can it be made wilder than what it is, and would it need another support in the middle.

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