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xx   CHAIR

How to make a giant stuffed panda bear that is large enough to be used as a chair. Pattern for panda must be ordered.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jan 1973 (v.51#1) pg. 55

Photo shows a small-scale redwood chair for a child. Cushion can be removed and used for an exercise or sleeping mat. Plans must be ordered.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Nov 1974 (v.52#11) pg. 103

Child-size chair is built from plywood with a fabric back and seat. Est. cost: $31.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1978 (v.56#7) pg. 99, 144

Child's version of a sling chair. Sides are triangles of 5/4" lumber with cross pieces across two sides of the triangle. The seat is a canvas sling. Est. cost: $38.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1979 (v.57#7) pg. 89, 164

Wooden cube table and cube arm chairs. Estimated cost: $66.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1981 (v.59#7) pg. 33, 46

Toddler's sure-footed animal-faced chair. Estimated cost: $29.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1981 (v.59#7) pg. 37, 50

Slip-together child-size chair made from four pieces of 3/4" particleboard and some paint. Est. cost: $11.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1982 (v.60#7) pg. 88, 143

Combination chair and puppet theater. This 2x2x3-ft. plywood module provides a seat large enough for 2 youngsters. Flip the module and it becomes a puppet theater. Est. cost: $25.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Feb 1983 (v.61#2) pg. 72, 126

Child's bear bookshelf (or chair) made from pine. Est. cost: $45.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Mar 1985 (v.63#3) pg. 102, 151

Child's painted wooden chair shaped like an elephant with a mahout riding on its head. Plans can be ordered. Est. cost: $22.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Mar 1986 (v.64#3) pg. 75, 154

Country furniture in two sizes, one for children and another for dolls. (1) Bench and chair with heart-shaped cutouts in their back panels. (2) Wall cabinet with two shelves behind panel doors, an open lower shelf and three pegs across the bottom.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1986 (v.64#9) pg. 39, 49

Child's chair, 16" high, is shaped like a frog. Est. cost: $12.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1987 (v.65#7) pg. 80, 130

Child's 2-ft.-long play bench with 10"-high seat has a heart-shaped cutout in the back. Est. cost: $15.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1988 (v.66#7) pg. 70, 76

"Little Lady" wooden chair. Arms and legs form the legs of the chair, which is painted with brightly colored "clothing." Est. cost: $28.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1988 (v.66#7) pg. 72, 81

Bedroom for the young set. Two chairs, one with straight back and one with inclined back. Est. cost: $20 each.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Mar 1981 (v.4#6) pg. 25

Child's table and chairs. Chairbacks feature scrolled slats and heart-shaped cutouts.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Oct 1986 (v.10#1) pg. 67

Combination deacon's bench and toybox for a small child.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Sep 1987 (v.10#12) pg. 7

Child's folding table and chair set features a decorative woodburned-and-painted apple pattern in the top.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Oct 1987 (v.11#1) pg. 18

Child's deck chairs consist of a simple frame (that folds flat) and brightly-colored canvas seats.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jul 1988 (v.11#10) pg. 8

Jungle Giraffe chair for a child's rooom. Back of the chair is the head, neck and shoulders of the giraffe. A growth chart is painted on the back side. Legs from dowels create the long-legged effect.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Aug 1991 (v.14#11) pg. 26

Panda Bear picnic table and two chairs for a child. Simple table (20"x30"x22" high) has tapered legs. Chairs have backs shaped and painted like pandas, with shoe-like feet. Tabletop and chair-seat tops are painted with watermelon slice motifs, echoing the watermelon slices held by the pandas.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Sep 1991 (v.14#12) pg. 60

Giraffe chair. Child's wooden Shaker-style chair with a high back is painted with a pair of giraffes on the arms and back, and a heart motif on the seat.
CRAFTS Mar 1991 (v.14#3) pg. 38, 51

Making the Granny chair. Whimsical kitchen stepstool or a child's or doll's chair is painted with a "grandmother" motif.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #84 Dec 1981 (v.7#12) pg. 33

Child's stuffed chair/floor cushion looks like a friendly bear.
FAMILY CIRCLE Nov 1 1979 (v.92#15) pg. 89, 125

Giant pillow in the shape of an automobile (23" long) is the perfect seat for a child watching television.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Mar-Apr 1982 (v.27#2) pg. 77, 109

Holstein cow motif to stencil on a painted wooden chair.
NEEDLE & CRAFT Aug 1989 (v.12#4) pg. 45, 26

Pre-schooler's desk chair.
POPULAR MECHANICS May 1965 (v.123#5) pg. 142

Large juice cans and plywood scraps can be turned into a child's own patio table and chair.
POPULAR MECHANICS Nov 1972 (v.138#5) pg. 171

Child's desk chair is designed to accompany the "roll top" desk featured in the March 1980 issue.
POPULAR MECHANICS Oct 1980 (v.154#4) pg. 212

Child-size maple table and chair set.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jul 1996 (v.173#7) pg. 77

Chair height that is adjustable to grow with a child.
POPULAR SCIENCE Feb 1964 (v.184#2) pg. 175

Child's chair that doubles as a toy box. The box-shaped base is accessed by raising up the seat.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #54 May 1990 (v.9#6) pg. 24
Added Info POPULAR WOODWORKING #56 Sep 1990 (v.10#2) pg. 7

Toddler's side chair built from 2x4 cutoffs.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #69 Nov 1992 (v.12#3) pg. 60, Insert

Furniture to grow on. Master cold lamination bending while building this child's table and chair set.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #85 Jul 1995 (v.15#1) pg. 60, 33

Two 30" tall wooden poodle cutouts form the sides of a child's bookcase. Two 24" tall wooden cat cutouts are used for a child's chair. Each requires a half-sheet of plywood plus some pine.
SUNSET Nov 1990 (v.185#5) pg. 116

Child-size circular table (28" dia.) and two arm chairs with padded seats are made from one 4x8-ft. sheet of plywood.
WOOD MAGAZINE #13 Oct 1986 (v.3#5) pg. 74

Child's circular table (28" diameter) and four chairs are made from 1.5 sheets of 3/4" birch plywood. Decorated with crescent moon and star-shaped cutouts and colorful paint.
WOOD MAGAZINE #77 Feb 1995 (v.12#2) pg. 46, Insert

Contemporary-styled table and chair set for a child uses simple lap joints. The table top (30"x30") is covered with laminate and edged with wood. The chair seats are also covered with laminate.
WOODSMITH #56 Apr 1988 pg. 4, 8

Plywood chairs for children are profile shaped like the head of a stylized cat or dog and colorfully painted. Construction uses biscuit joints.
WOODWORK #15 May-Jun 1992 pg. 46

Chunky charming chair for a child. Child's armchair requires lots of lathe turning (legs, spindles, arms, and 12"-diameter seat). Rockers may be added to the legs.
WOODWORKER #1117 Dec 1986 (v.90#12) pg. 1031

Mini folder. Child's version of a folding wooden chair featuring a slatted seat and back. May be scaled up to make a larger chair.
WOODWORKER Jan 1987 (v.91#1) pg. 44

Child-sized smoker's bow chair, a stocky version of a Windsor chair (circa 1830). Requires wood turning of 16 spindles of various lengths and shapes.
WOODWORKER Dec 1988 (v.92#12) pg. 1150

Child's settle table. The top pivots up to form a chair. The chair seat lifts off to access a storage compartment.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1986 (v.10#1) pg. 54

Child's trestle-style table and sturdy chairs. Table has a 15"x24" top, early American styling and disassembles for storage. Chairs are solid wood and feature a relatively tall back.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1989 (v.13#1) pg. 49

An introduction to chairbuilding. Construction of a child-size Windsor chair is an excellent project for a beginner.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1992 (v.16#5) pg. 16, 40
Added Info WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1994 (v.18#5) pg. 12 (Green wood drying)

Child-size Adirondack chair and settee.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1993 (v.17#2) pg. 58

Early American child's chair and settle.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1964 (v.20#5) pg. 28

Small fry furniture. Sturdy chairs and table. Table top lifts to reveal storage area.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1969 (v.25#1) pg. 16

Child-size chair has a woven seat and floral designs over black paint in the style of Mexican chairs.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1969 (v.25#6) pg. 22

Child's table and chairs are made from hardwood. Table top is covered with plastic laminate.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1976 (v.32#6) pg. 100

A zoo of wooden animals for a child's room includes: (1) a wooden rocking zebra, (2) a rocking horse swing that suspends from the ceiling, (3) a lion toy chest, (4) a hippo hamper, (5) a giraffe clothes hanger and (6) a whale shaped chair.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1978 (v.34#6) pg. 66

Child's chair has plywood arms which are shaped and decorated to look like an elephant or a pig.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1979 (v.35#6) pg. 102

Child's wooden straight chair has upholstered seat.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1984 (v.40#5) pg. 97

Slatted oak porch swing for a toddler is supported by an oak frame.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1986 (v.42#2) pg. 18

Contemporary furniture for kids. (1) Toy box on casters. (2) Table. (3) Chair.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1987 (v.43#6) pg. 46

Adirondack chairs feature broad arm rests with room for food, games, etc. Instructions given for both adult-size and child-size chairs.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1988 (v.44#3) pg. 52

A playroom chair. Features plywood construction, sides that are one-quarter circles, and a storage drawer in the base.
WORKBENCH Oct-Nov 1991 (v.47#5) pg. 55

Bedroom furniture for a child has an animal theme. (1) Giraffe clothes pole. (2) Hippopotamuse chair. (3) Play table with elephant feet.
WORKBENCH Dec 1994-Jan 1995 (v.50#6) pg. 62