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sa   BED (CHILD'S)
sa   CRIB

Photo shows suspended platform and ladder for a child's play area. Est. cost: $18.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1971 (v.49#7) pg. 57

Photo shows how to add a bright touch to a child's chest of drawers by cutting fancy figures from plywood scraps and painting them for use as drawer pulls. Est. cost: $5.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1974 (v.52#7) pg. 36

Night stand for a child's room is a two-shelf plywood box with window-washer buckets for drawers. Est. cost: $30.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1979 (v.57#7) pg. 84

Child's haven. Triangular structure turns a corner into a handy nook for reading and relaxing. A hinged front lifts to reveal storage beneath the padded seat. Est. cost: $85.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1982 (v.60#7) pg. 41, 73

Photo shows a child's free-form wall unit. Various shape boxes are attached to a wall to provide for display and storage. One box features a drop-down front to serve as a desk. Est. cost: $49.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Feb 1983 (v.61#2) pg. 40

Child's art easel and storage cabinet for art supplies all in one. Est. cost: $44.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Feb 1988 (v.66#2) pg. 86

Photos of design ideas for shelves in children's room that are shaped like skyscrapers, palm trees, and an apartment house. It also shows a headboard shaped like the New York skyline complete with the Statue of Liberty.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1988 (v.66#12) pg. 201

Panda bear corner shelf for a childs room.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Oct 1985 (v.9#1) pg. 24

Child's dish cupboard. A quality-built buffet and hutch for a child features frame-and-stained-glass doors in the hutch, two drawers and two frame-and-panel doors in the buffet. Overall dimensions: 57" tall, 12" deep, 30" wide.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Mar 1987 (v.10#6) pg. 42

Kiddie's two-seater. Child-size unit features a built-in snack table in the center of this outdoor garden bench with a back.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP May 1989 (v.12#8) pg. 36

Modernistic furniture for a child's room. Includes clothes hangers shaped like giant paperclips, a wall-hung corner desk, and simple wall-hung shelves.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Aug 1989 (v.12#11) pg. 30

Hide-away closet. Handy free-standing closet for a child's room features 4 drawers, a clothes bar and a display shelf for stuffed toys. Overall dimensions: 48" tall, 45" wide, 17" deep.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Mar 1990 (v.13#6) pg. 28

Tip: How to nestle four two-drawer corrugated filing cabinets under a Parson's table for storage in a child's room. Fronts of the filing cabinet drawers are painted with appropriate drawings and words to indicate what's in them.
FAMILY CIRCLE Nov 1 1979 (v.92#15) pg. 100

Corner shelf for a child's room has three shelves and is decorated with bunny and teddy bears. Finished size is 12"x12"x26". Est. cost: $21.
FAMILY CIRCLE Oct 26 1982 (v.95#15) pg. 102, 153

Children's backyard furniture. Canvas sling chairs with both fixed and adjustable back and a folding slat-top table.
HOME MECHANIX #685 May 1985 (v.81) pg. 110

Changing times. 3-in-1 cabinet grows with your child. It functions as a diaper changing table, dressing center for toddlers, and storage cabinet with drawers and shelves for the older child.
HOME MECHANIX #730 Feb 1989 (v.85) pg. 40

Upholstered children's furniture. Appliqued farm scene for a toy box lid, a bed headboard, and/or a chair cushion.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Jan-Feb 1980 (v.3#1) pg. 13, 44

Child's wardrobe. Pine cabinet (24"x13"x40" tall) has two doors, clothes bar, and a false drawer front on the bottom. Access to the drawer area is gained by lifting up the interior floor of the cabinet (thus eliminating the temptaton to use the drawer as a step stool).
POPULAR WOODWORKING #62 Sep 1991 (v.11#2) pg. 60

Sno'White furniture for your children.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS Mar 1964 (v.35#3) pg. 104

Hutch cabinet for a little girl features one shelf, two drawers and two doors. Est. cost: $7.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS May 1966 (v.37#5) pg. 50

Tip: How to hang a swing, rocking chair and shelves from the ceiling on nylon ropes. Ideal for a child's room.
SUNSET Jun 1979 (v.162#6) pg. 118

Children's furniture. A short historical look at children's furniture, some examples of contemporary work, and plans for a modern arm chair featuring a wooden frame and cushioned seat and back inserts.
WOODWORKER #1068 Nov 1982 (v.86) pg. 754

Tips on making money by building sturdy play furniture for children.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1979 (v.3#6) pg. 16

Workshop income. Toys and children's articles. An outline of the Consumer Product Safety Commission standards.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1985 (v.9#1) pg. 12

Child's carousel table lamp features a painted pony supported by a brass pole.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1988 (v.12#6) pg. 25

Child-size stepped-back cupboard is a scaled-down version of a slant-top cupboard. Overall dimensions: 40" tall, 22" wide, 9" deep.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL May-Jun 1990 (v.14#3) pg. 51

Modular furniture set for a young child. Depending upon which side is turned up, these pieces function as a chair, stool, desk, table or bench.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1993 (v.17#6) pg. 70

Hoosier hutch (22"x14"x41" high), a scaled-down version for a child.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1996 (v.20#1) pg. 20

Whatnot shelf for a child's room is shaped like the wings and front of a old biplane against a background shaped like a cloud.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1999 (v.23#5) pg. 43, Insert

Children's wooden hutch cabinet is 27" high and 29" wide.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1965 (v.21#1) pg. 61

Child's chest with five drawers and cabinet for hanging shirts, etc.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1966 (v.22#4) pg. 14

Functional contemporary furniture for boy's room. Desk, chest of drawers and sliding door cabinet. Bases are hardwood and hardwood-plywood with plastic laminate tops. Desk furniture features a false top that conceals a work surface.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1966 (v.22#5) pg. 16

Galloping glider. Child-size glider (swing with two seats) has wooden horses on end of seats.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1967 (v.23#2) pg. 32

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 two seat lawn swing assembled from stock lumber and thinwall conduit.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1985 (v.41#2) pg. 8

Child-size version of a hutch is perfect for organizing toys and tea sets. Overall dimensions: 36" tall, 36" wide, 12" deep.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1987 (v.43#3) pg. 35

Puppet theater. The top of this five-drawer storage cabinet doubles as a puppet theater. When the theater is no longer needed, it can be replaced with a display shelf. The unit is on casters and two doors completely conceal the drawers and theater. Overall dimensions: 16"x18"x41" tall.
WORKBENCH Oct-Nov 1991 (v.47#5) pg. 58

Whatnot shelf for a child's room is supported by simple brackets made from alphabet blocks.
WORKBENCH Dec 1991-Jan 1992 (v.47#6) pg. 63