Kid's chair made from Baltic Birch

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Project by georgieporgie posted 04-11-2017 04:52 PM 1065 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made chairs for the kids using Norm’s plans reduced down to their size (my daughter is 5’ 2”). Since they were going to be inside I used 3/4” Baltic Birch for the frame, and 1/2” for the slats. At first I was worried that the 1/2” would be too thin for the back slats, but I actually like the way they give a little when you sit in them. Thanks for taking a look, George

-- - George: Richland, Washington

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#1 posted 04-11-2017 06:59 PM

Nice chair. Kids like decent things sized for them.

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#2 posted 04-11-2017 07:28 PM

Great looking Adirondack—I’m sure the kids love ‘em!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#3 posted 04-11-2017 08:26 PM

there great can you send me plans please my kids would love these cheers

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#4 posted 04-11-2017 11:13 PM

Hey tony77. The plans are the standard Norm Abrams. They can be found here: Norm's Plans

Here is the video: Norm's video

My daughter is 10% shorter than me so I just reduced the print out by 10%.

-- - George: Richland, Washington

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#5 posted 04-12-2017 06:39 AM

Nice project- Thank you so much, for the links to build this.

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#6 posted 04-12-2017 05:40 PM

You have done a very nice job on this child’s chair.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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