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Project by Larry posted 06-08-2007 03:36 PM 1700 views 0 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I showed a picture of my grand daughter – and the treasure chest that we built – well for her birthday she got a new baby (doll) called baby alive – man – its eats and poops….what else will they think of for these kids. I just call that plain messy…LOL. Anyhow – needed for the baby was a few items that she explained were very necessary for a baby – one of them being a high chair. So its grandpa’s job to build the high chair… (At least she did not ask for a potty). That would have been plain embarrassing. I saw a picture of a high chair but no measurement – so here is my attempt at a doll high chair….simple things for simple minds….
mine – not my grand daughter – at 4 she is like trying to keep up with the butt end of Hailey’s comet.. the chair is 27” tall and has a seat of 9” x 9.25” and width is about 11 inches.

-- "Have you hugged your pet today?" ---------- Larry

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#1 posted 06-08-2007 03:39 PM

this is WONDERFUL and far from Simple!! holey-moley.

The doll doesn’t leave much to the imagination, does it!!!

Magnificent chair and a treasure for many little ones to come. I can hear it now “Yes, my great-great-great-grandfather built this”.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#2 posted 06-08-2007 03:54 PM

I have an 18 year old daughter. I now have a good idea what is in store for me 5-10 years from now. Great Chair for an important client…

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#3 posted 06-08-2007 04:28 PM

Great chair! I love this sort of thing. I never got a chance to do this stuff for my daughter. My wife kept buying toys while I was in the half built stage. Very nice.

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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#4 posted 06-08-2007 06:51 PM

Hey Wayne, I have an 18 year old daughter too. We HOPE it’s 5 or 10 years from now!

Great high chair, Larry.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#5 posted 06-09-2007 08:36 PM

Great chair Larry! Lucky granddaughter!

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#6 posted 06-10-2007 05:19 AM

Great Chair. This could be something for BudMans list. If he would ever start it.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#7 posted 06-10-2007 06:03 AM

This one is very cool for the kiddo.

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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#8 posted 06-11-2007 01:32 AM

Nice chair! I bet she was very pleased.

-- Jesus is Lord!

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#9 posted 06-15-2007 05:51 AM

Nice high chair. I’m hoping to have one more grandchild before I go. All I gotta do is convince my daughter and her fiance’. jockmike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#10 posted 06-15-2007 01:38 PM

just build the little one a special something and give it to your daughter :)

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#11 posted 08-23-2008 09:10 PM

Where can I find the plans for this?


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#12 posted 08-24-2008 05:21 AM

Misty – I wish I could tell you. I saw a full sized version of this and I just made it a lot smaller. I stated the size of the over all project, but as I no longer have the high chair (its about 200 miles from me) I can not even give you more measurements. One thing that I did have to do over, my grand daughter knocked over the high chair, she said the baby doll did it, and broke the tray. I rebuilt the tray but made it out of Baltic birch, which should not break.

-- "Have you hugged your pet today?" ---------- Larry

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#13 posted 08-24-2008 07:39 AM

I like the little chair especially the heart superb.Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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#14 posted 12-28-2011 06:43 PM

Very cool chair, I like it. I will have to make a list of things to build and this may end up on that list.

WOW, Great project, she will treasure it for years and years.

-- Michael TX, Not even my wife understands my sense of humor.

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