Do you love the small wooden stools that are everywhere? Purchasing a couple of these can add up and be expensive. This is how to make a small DIY wood stool from a thrifted bar stool and it is super easy and cheap. I paid $4.00 for this stool and it looks like the ones in all the magazines.
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These stools look great beside a tub and it can be functional. You can sit a book, a plant, or towels on the stool. I am always battling the desire to update my home decor with not overspending and putting our family in debt. I am a huge believer in having a beautiful home by doing DIY projects and buying second hand.
Wood stools purchased will usually cost $50 and up. The stools will cost over $70 from a high-end store. When I saw the wooden bar stool at the thrift store, I knew that it could be shortened and sanded very easily and for $4, I couldn’t pass it up. You can find these stools very often at thrift stores and they are usually priced under $5. The great thing is that you can make several of these stools to use in your home for the price of a small wooden stool that is brand new.
The DIY small wood stool project is very easy to make and can be made in a couple of hours not counting drying time for the stain.
Wood stain in color of your choice. I used Minwax stain in Special Walnut.
Saw off the four legs making the stool the height you want your small wood stool to be. We used a table saw.
After your wood stool is sanding, clean the stool well to remove all of the dust. You can use a tack cloth or a wet rag.
How to make a DIY small wood stool from a thrifted bar stool is one of the easiest and inexpensive projects that you can do. This DIY project is a great way to update your home without putting your family in debt.