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Forum topic by Fiddy posted 04-04-2018 03:09 PM 682 views 0 times favorited 11 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Fiddy

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04-04-2018 03:09 PM

Hi,

My business partner recently just had his second child, two girls now! His other is only around 3 years old. What I wanted to do was make small table for her and her new sister to have and be able to use/play with in their basement etc. Need to see what dimensions others have used and successfully. I’m planning a simple bench to go along with this as well, so any input on that all would be great.

Thanks!


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Walker

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#1 posted 04-04-2018 03:20 PM

A 3 year old child is approximately 37” H x 14” W x 8” D but they vary widely from supplier to supplier.

: )

-- ~Walker

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WyattCo

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#2 posted 04-04-2018 03:21 PM

Made this set a few years ago. Free plans.

https://www.thewoodwhisperer.com/videos/kids-table-chair-set/

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RobHannon

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#3 posted 04-04-2018 03:37 PM

My girls are have about the same age gap and we got them a cheap Ikea kids table, Latt, that was great for them for doing indepentent craft activities. Here are the dimentions from the website.

Product dimensions
Table length: 24 3/4 ”
Table width: 18 7/8 ”
Table height: 17 3/4 ”
Seat width: 11 ”
Seat depth: 11 ”
Seat height: 11 “

Table length: 63 cm
Table width: 48 cm
Table height: 45 cm
Seat width: 28 cm
Seat depth: 28 cm
Seat height: 28 cm

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LittleShaver

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#4 posted 04-04-2018 05:28 PM

When I have questions like this, I go to a store with a tape measure, note pad, and cell camera. The wife finds something she likes and I get to work.
RobHannon saved you a trip.

-- Sawdust Maker

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Fiddy

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#5 posted 04-05-2018 10:19 AM

Thanks for all the input – Walker, appreciate the dimensions on a 3 year old!! Haha

I’ll be checking out the WW plans for sure.

Thanks again, all.

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Ocelot

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#6 posted 04-05-2018 02:19 PM

I’ve got a couple of 3-year-olds.

I have no specs on the table, but just took your question as an excuse to post a photo.

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Fiddy

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#7 posted 04-06-2018 09:50 AM

Haha! Awesome – great looking kids, something to be proud of there. Since we’re doing this, I don’t have a three year old, more of a three year old minus 2 years and 3 months, but she’s awesome!

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Steve

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#8 posted 04-09-2018 09:25 PM

I made this table for my kids. They’re 7, 5, and 3 and they all fit it.

http://www.ana-white.com/2014/10/free_plans/kids-art-center

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Fiddy

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#9 posted 04-09-2018 11:01 PM

Appreciate the input on that Steve – I’ve landed on dimensions right around that, should work well. Have some details to wrap up, but coming along nicely. Going to paint the base a gray and stain the top with dark walnut, along with the stretcher. It’s been a fun little project so far. I’ll update this and my projects when done, hopefully this week.

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Fiddy

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#10 posted 05-07-2018 10:51 AM

Here’s the final product – came out great in terms of dimensions. Thanks again for the feedback.

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Redfern

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#11 posted 05-29-2018 09:54 PM

Thanks for posting this. I am thinking about a similar project for my son (17 mo). He’s all about his cousin’s little table and chairs. Ton’s of great ideas in this thread. Love the farm style table.

-- All this in their ignorance they called civilisation, when it was but their enslavement.

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