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Childrens Adjustable Height Learning Tower


RobEmmer
RobEmmer
RobEmmer
RobEmmer

My wife wanted a tower/ stool for our kids to climb up to the counters while we made supper or so they could easily get a cup of water at the sink. There were some projects online that I didn't really like so I came up with my own design. The tower I built had to be lightweight, easy for a young child to move around the kitchen/ house, yet a solid long lasting piece of furniture. It had to be height adjustable and easy for anyone to be able to adjust the height. It took me about 5 prototypes to come up with a solid handy tower.
As soon as I had one built, a couple of my wives friends wanted one. And then another couple. They are and extremely huge hit. I am now building about 3-4 per week to accommodate orders. I have since started expanding them to a double wide model that can accommodate 2 children.
I am a mechanic. I have never done anything with woodworking before this. This was such a pain in the ass to even begin the project. I have learnt so much about this and future projects. Everything has been a learning curve. Math was never my strong point... :-)

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  • Brillant idea. I love it, and definitely would be a great piece of furniture to have on hand if you have children or children visiting regularly. Great job :D
    By CrystalRae, on May 31, 2015

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Childrens Adjustable Height Learning Tower

by RobEmmer
Apr 17, 2015

My wife wanted a tower/ stool for our kids to climb up to the counters while we made supper or so they could easily get a cup of water at the sink. There were some projects online that I didn't really like so I came up with my own design. The tower I built had to be lightweight, easy for a young child to move around the kitchen/ house, yet a solid long lasting piece of furniture. It had to be height adjustable and easy for anyone to be able to adjust the height. It took me about 5 prototypes to come up with a solid handy tower. As soon as I had one built, a couple of my wives friends wanted one. And then another couple. They are and extremely huge hit. I am now building about 3-4 per week to accommodate orders. I have since started expanding them to a double wide model that can accommodate 2 children. I am a mechanic. I have never done anything with woodworking before this. This was such a pain in the ass to even begin the project. I have learnt so much about this and future projects. Everything has been a learning curve. Math was never my strong point... :-)