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    Here's How To Make A Super Classy DIY Bucket Stool

    Supermodel and tastemaker Coco Rocha shows you how to make your own DIY stool out of concrete.

    Here's what you'll need:


    -48" Wooden Dowel (1 1/4" diameter)

    -Quikrete 5000

    -12 Gauge Wire

    -Oil Finish

    -Hi Gloss Latex Paint


    -Circular Saw (or hand saw)


    -5-Gallon Bucket



    1. Cut the Dowel

    2. Drill Holes in the Ends of the Dowels

    3. Wire the Dowels Together

    4. Mark 3 Inches from the Bottom of the Bucket

    5. Mark the Location for the Legs

    Use a Sharpie to make three equally spaced marks around the rim of the bucket. These marks will serve as guides for positioning the legs.

    6. Fill the Bucket with Concrete Mix

    Fill the bucket up to the 3" line that's marked on the inside of the bucket.

    7. Add Water + Mix It Up

    8. Vibrate Out the Bubbles

    Shake and tap the bucket to vibrate air bubbles to the top of the wet concrete.

    9. Set the Legs into the Wet Concrete

    10. Let the Concrete Cure for 48 Hours

    Once the legs are placed, let the concrete sit, undisturbed, for 48 hours.

    11. Remove the Stool

    12. Shape the Concrete

    13. Sand the Legs

    14. Oil the Legs

    15. Dip Dye the Legs


    Here's the video with full instructions.

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    Or, head over to HandmadeModern to see the full tutorial.