Use your wood scraps to create these beautiful outdoor stools. The stylish stools created from lumber ends can also double as a side table.What you'll needTools Materials Here's how
- Cut longer pieces of 1-1/2" lumber at 16" lengths for the sides of stool.
- Cut pieces of various widths and thicknesses (1 x 2 through 6 x 6) into 3-1/2" lengths (approx).
- Assemble the stool on a plastic garbage bag laid out on a flat surface.
- Working from the centre, fit and glue a variety of pieces to form a square 14-1/2" or greater. Clamp and let dry.
- Trim the block to 14-1/2" square.
- Select a variety of 1-1/2" x 16" long pieces and combine various widths to form the four sides. Rip pieces for width as required. Glue and clamp.
- Cut pieces of 1-1/2" wood to fit around the bottom inside edges of the cube. Glue and attach flush to the bottom with screws.
- Set the casters in place and mark hole locations. Drill pilot holes and attach casters with lag screws.
- Sand excess glue from the top, and fill any holes with plastic wood filler. When dry, sand again and finish with Wood Shield Best semi-transparent stain.*
- Attach handles to sides.
*Two coats of stain is recommended for maximum protection from rain and snow.