Stools for kitchen island – Build more stools or stools involves intricate design details may take longer. Measure the height of the kitchen bar, island or table. Subtract 9 to 13 inches to the right height of stools. Use safety glasses. Build legs first: measure the height of the stool legs, double check measurements and cut four feet out of the wooden board. Sand legs when they are cut. Then cut stool top. From the same wood, you have used for the legs, cut two strips of wood to attach the two legs at the bottom of the stool seat.
Glue and clamp the legs to the bottom of the stools for kitchen island seat. Let the glue dry. When dry, clean it with sandpaper. Glue the two strips of wood to the bottom of the seat when the legs are dry. The strips should be run in parallel on the bottom of the seat and should fit snugly between the two legs. Add two support strips of wood about 12 inches from the bottom of the legs. Measure the both sides in case of pins are not the same distance apart. Cut two strips of wood the length of your measurements from one leg to the next. Glue and clamp the strips to the legs parallel to each other on opposite sides of the stool, one foot from the bottom of the stool. Stain the wood stools for kitchen island or apply a clear finish.