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xx   CHAIR
xx   TABLE

Circular table (50" diameter) is a variation on the Shaker chair table. The circular top flips back and the table becomes a chair with a large circular "back". This feature lets the table be stored flat against a wall when not in use. The chair's seat lifts up to reveal a large storage compartment.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #270 Jul-Aug 1986 (v.36#6) pg. 72
Added Info FAMILY HANDYMAN #273 Nov 1986 (v.36#9) pg. 79

Build a Colonial hutch table. Table's circular top, 36" in diameter, tilts to one side of the base to become the backrest for a chair.
HANDY ANDY Jul 1979 (v.3#9) pg. 88

Colonial hutch bench and table.
HOME CRAFTSMAN Nov-Dec 1964 (v.33#6) pg. 30

Slat bench/table combination made of walnut.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #440 Jan 1965 (v.61) pg. 106

Table chair is an all-wood armchair with a three-tiered table surface extending to the side of the right arm.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #537 Feb 1973 (v.69) pg. 104

Early American hutch-table has a circular top that pivots so that the unit can be used as a chair. Base has two drawers. Top is 41" in diameter.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jul 1973 (v.140#1) pg. 96
Correction POPULAR MECHANICS Oct 1973 (v.140#4) pg. 12

Build a hutch table, a piece of pine furniture which can be used as either a table or a bench. The tabletop tilts back to form the bench back and a large storage compartment is under the bench seat.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jul 1982 (v.158#1) pg. 92

Modern-style chairs double as desks and tables when stood on different surfaces. Built mostly of pine, their smooth curves are achieved by using kerf bending method.
POPULAR SCIENCE Dec 1971 (v.199#6) pg. 80

Flip-top chair/table that is an updated version of those used in Colonial times. Circular table top (48" diameter) is pegged to the upper back of the chair arms. Chair's sides are solid panels with arched openings cut in the foot end and a slight curve at the top. A drawer is fitted beneath the chair seat.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #92 Sep 1996 (v.16#4) pg. 50

Build this "Monk's bench", a 17th-century example of dual-purpose furniture. In one guise it acts as a side-table for serving food. By re-arranging the top, it becomes a settle. Overall dimensions: 57" long, 25" wide, 29" tall.
WOODWORKER #1108 Mar 1986 (v.90#3) pg. 216

Table-chair. A massive round table top (40" diameter) flips up to reveal an armchair base with an oriential flair. Built from reclaimed wood.
WOODWORKER Sep 1990 (v.94#9) pg. 882

17th century hutch table. The 38" diameter top of this table flips up to form the back of a sturdy chair. The chair seat lifts up to reveal a storage compartment.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL May-Jun 1977 (v.1#3) pg. 4

18th century chair table. 36"x28" table top may be pivoted up to reveal a bench seat.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1981 (v.5#2) pg. 26

Colonial settle bench doubles as both a table and a bench. The hinged top measures 60"x30". When raised, the top forms the bench back. The bench seat lifts up to reveal a storage compartment.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1985 (v.9#4) pg. 44

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

Hutch table. A seat, table and storage unit in one. Built from pine.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1966 (v.22#1) pg. 40

Simply constructed medieval monk's bench. The back of the bench tilts down to convert the bench into a table. Table top (bench back) measures 36"x54". Bench front consists of decorative raised panels. Built from #2 pine.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1979 (v.35#2) pg. 88

Small, straight-back chair converts to a small table by flipping the back of the chair forward. The "secret" lies in a chair seat consisting of two pieces of wood hinged at the front.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1983 (v.39#4) pg. 50