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sa   BED (CHILD'S)

Suggestions for storage in a child's bedroom.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jan 1985 (v.63#1) pg. 41

Circus motif bedroom and bedroom furniture. Includes circus-tent curtains ($12), three-ring table and stools set ($42), giraffe-shaped desk ($90), juggling-clown wall rack($9), tumbling-Teddy growth chart ($12), lion-shaped bed ($94), pennant border ($32), and big-top striped walls ($24). Plans must be ordered for the desk, bed and growth chart.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1988 (v.66#7) pg. 74, 84

Children's bedroom furniture. (1) Combination bunk bed/captain's bed. (2) Dresser with 4 drawers and storage compartments. (3) Simple desk and stool. Built of birch plywood. Est. cost: $130 (bed), $100 (chest), $50 (desk).
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Oct 1979 (v.3#1) pg. 10

Bedroom for the young set. Wall-hung shelf unit complete with attached table. The shelves and table are adjustable for position and height. Estimated cost: $200.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Feb 1981 (v.4#5) pg. 42

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

Bedroom set designed for a 10x12-ft. bedroom with a wide window. Modular sections create the look of built-in furniture. Double-bed headboard with two raised panels is designed to be screwed to the wall. The bed is flanked by shelves on top of lower cabinets. The desk unit is composed of a three-drawer chest and a workstation linked by a desktop. A double set of shelves fit on top of the desktop.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Sep 1997 (v.20#11) pg. 62

"Skyscraper" design cabinet for a child's room is made from a bookcase equipped with plywood doors.
CREATIVE IDEAS FOR LIVING Jan-Feb 1991 (v.22#1) pg. 35, 76

Bedrooms and bedroom furniture for growing children.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #83 Dec 1964 (v.14#6) pg. 27

Built-ins for children's bedrooms.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #89 Dec 1965 (v.15#6) pg. 29

Little girl's bedroom makes use of prefinished hardwood paneling for built-in benches, bed frame and canopy.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #120 Oct 1970 (v.20#7) pg. 50

Modular study/sleep area for a child. Consists of a loft bed, drawer module, storage module, bookcase, and desk module. Fits into a floor space of 47"x79".
FAMILY HANDYMAN #256 Feb 1985 (v.35#2) pg. 30

Class room. Easy-to-build furniture for a child's bedroom that is flexible enough to accommodate changing needs and styles as they evolve. Includes a platform bed, drawer cabinet, tall bookcase, and desktop with lighted shelf.
HOME MECHANIX #746 Jun 1990 (v.86) pg. 32

Built-in children's "bunk beds" feature twin study desks, 4 large storage drawers, clothes closet, bookshelves, etc. Constructed of plywood and plywood paneling over a simple wooden frame.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #626 Jul 1980 (v.76) pg. 50

Give your kids a well-designed bedroom in which to grow. Includes a fold-down combination blackboard and bed.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #679 Nov 1984 (v.80) pg. 68

Make "Pablo's pad", a circular play and lounge area. Measures 48" in diameter and 6" deep.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Jan-Feb 1985 (v.8#1) pg. 19, 48

Matched child's furniture for any room.
POPULAR MECHANICS May 1963 (v.119#5) pg. 124

Furniture for a child's bedroom. (1) Twin bed with lots of storage in the base. (2) Large 4-drawer dresser. Overall dimensions: 20"x48"x36" tall. (3) Computer desk featuring desktop shelf assembly, large work surface (31"x48") and pedestal with deep drawer and shelves. (4) Storage cabinet (15"x66"x26" tall) featuring 10 large open-front storage compartments.
POPULAR MECHANICS Nov 1999 (v.176#11) pg. 95

Combination sleep/play platform. Has a foam mattress in the center and foam pillows all around the outside. Use as a bed or "trampoline". Remove mattress to reveal plywood painted with streets like a model town. Remove foam pillows to reveal large toy storage compartments. Put a 2" foam pad on top of the unit and you have a queen-size bed for adults.
POPULAR SCIENCE May 1977 (v.210#5) pg. 118

Sleep-climb corner for a child's room. Includes bunk beds, a set of stairs over drawers, a couch and bookshelves.
POPULAR SCIENCE Apr 1979 (v.214#4) pg. 145

Giraffe-shaped night table is five-feet tall and features a "secret" drawer in the body. The ears can serve as clothes hooks. Pine construction with painted pattern.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #77 Mar 1994 (v.13#5) pg. 70, 43 (Insert)

A home for kids. As your children grow, so should their playspaces. A look at bedroom and playroom designs and furnishings.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Nov-Dec 1988 (v.3#9) pg. 28

Photos show a homemade bedroom structure that includes a desk, bunk beds, storage cupboards, bookshelves and reading nook. Designed for a child's room where floor space needs to be free for use as a play area.
SUNSET Apr 1979 (v.162#4) pg. 138

Mini-lofts make enough room for two children in one small room.
SUNSET Dec 1990 (v.185#6) pg. 110

Bedroom furniture for a boy's room includes combination corner desk, hobby worktable and wall-shelf unit, and a bed with bookshelf headboard and storage drawers beneath the mattress. Est. cost (using No. 3 pine 1x12s): $76.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1972 (v.28#5) pg. 28

Compact child's room built by mother. Built-in units include a bed and loft wall, chest of drawers, cabinets, desk, etc.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1983 (v.39#3) pg. 48

Jungle room for a child. Features a headboard and footboard for a bed shaped and painted like an elephant, a toy chest shaped and painted like a tiger lying in the grass, and a jungle wall mural consisting of a green tree decorated with brightly-colored flowers, birds, snakes, etc.
WORKBENCH Oct-Nov 1994 (v.50#5) pg. 26
Correction WORKBENCH Aug-Sep 1995 (v.51#4) pg. 8