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Planning a window seat. Ideas for straight, L- or U-shaped units and how use affects design considerations.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Aug 1999 (v.77#8) pg. 44

Window seat for a bay window has a storage compartment underneath.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Mar 1993 (v.16#6) pg. 26

Put it away. A little imagination, wood, and time combine for 10 built-ins that save space. Storage ideas include: window seat, under-cabinet wine rack, range hood enclosure & wine rack combo, laundry chute, stemware rack, under stair storage cart on casters, telephone cabinet, shallow shelves in kitchen, and kitchen office.
HOME MECHANIX #706 Feb 1987 (v.83) pg. 54

First-class window seats. Three seating units that offer comfort and extra storage. (1) Bookcase window seat. (2) Bay window seat. (3) Arched window retreat.
HOME MECHANIX #752 Feb 1991 (v.87) pg. 58

Beautiful built-ins. (1) Window seat flanked by chests of drawers topped with bookshelves. Est. cost: $600. (2) Bedroom divider serves as a headboard on one side and large bookcase on the other. Est. cost: $250. (3) Window alcove holds a buffet with ceramic tile top, drawers, and storage cabinets. Est. cost: $250. (4) Floor-to-ceiling book shelves flank both sides of a chimney at the end of a room with a cathedral ceiling. Est. cost: $600.
HOMEOWNER Mar 1988 (v.13#2) pg. 31

Sitting pretty. Add style and storage with space-smart, built-in window (or alcove) seating.
HOMEOWNER Jun 1990 (v.15#5) pg. 36

Window seat doubles as a firewood storage box. The box is loaded from the outside through a hinged door.
NEW SHELTER Jan 1984 (v.5#1) pg. 16

Build a window seat for a bay window. Bottom section is divided into drawers. Top level has bookshelves and a storage compartment behind a hinged pull-down panel. Est. cost: $160.
NEW SHELTER Nov-Dec 1985 (v.6#9) pg. 48

A look at cozy corners, Japanese corners, and Inglenooks, those private seating areas that were popular in the 1890's.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Nov 1980 (v.8#11) pg. 178

Storage wall has cabinets with wire mesh inserts on the door, a radiator enclosure and a window seat.
POPULAR MECHANICS Feb 1971 (v.135#2) pg. 138

How to build a window seat into a window bay. Features storage area in the seat.
POPULAR SCIENCE Mar 1982 (v.220#3) pg. 108

Photo shows how a wide wood mullion can be installed in a window seat window to make a backrest.
SUNSET Aug 1979 (v.163#2) pg. 112

Tip: Photos show a built-in window seat which opens up into a guest bed.
SUNSET Apr 1983 (v.170#4) pg. 165

"Persian" window. An arch of hardboard or plywood, with a rectangular frame in front of it, and a plywood window seat, are used to frame an ordinary window.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1977 (v.33#1) pg. 65