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This is a badge bit (BB) that is part of the PEP curriculum.  Completing this BB is part of getting the sand badge in Dimensional Lumber Woodworking.

Sometimes things are up high and they're hard to reach.  You don't want to drag the ladder out of the garage though.  Let's build a two step stool that we can keep closer to where it's needed!

Here are some nice examples to get your creative juices flowing:

And here's a video of one going together:

To complete this BB, the minimum requirements are:
- at least a 14" by 14" footprint (for stability)
- two steps (of course)
- no treated wood
- no paint unless you made it yourself

To document your completion of the BB, provide the following:
 - photo of the wood you're starting with
 - photo of the construction partially underway
 - photo of the finished stool
 - or two minute video of the above items
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This is the wood that I started with.

This is a progress picture about halfway through my build of a two-step stool.

This is my finished two-step stool that I built. I placed measuring tapes on two sides of my stool.

The first measuring tape reads about 16 inches.

The second measuring tape reads about 17.5 inches.

I think that my two-step stool meets the requirement of being at least 14 inches squared.
Staff note (Mike Haasl) :

I certify this BB complete!

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