Building a quick and easy kid chair out of scraps left over from past projects.
So I’ve had these 2 sides to the first try at a park bench with a reclined seat that I made a few months ago (link here). They have been sitting by the door to my shop and just generally getting in my way.
I had a bunch of off cut 2×6’s leftover from making the legs for the bunk bed so I figured that I would add them to the sides and make a small chair.
I took four of the pieces and cut them down to 17 inches.
It’s always good to have help.
I like to mark the ends of the boards so that I know where to pre-drill.
I put scrap pieces of 1 1/2″ thick stock as spacers.
Here it is with the back slats attached.
Here are the seat slats marked and pre-drilled
I squared it up and put in 2 screws diagonally across from each to lock in the position.
More scrap as spacers.
Here is the finished chair. It’s a little low to the ground and the back should be reclined more but it will work fine as a kid’s chair. I can fit in it but just barely….
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