Intro: Toddlers High Chair
This is a instructable for a toddlers High Chair. After I have been building one of those for my niece, people kept asking if I can build another one. But this project is quite simple to do it yourself, so here it goes:
I used 24mm birch plywood. This is way thicker then needed, 16mm would be fine as well. But I got it for free.
For all connections I used stair bolts with sleeve nuts (countersunk head). I have attached a Sketchup file so you can check the exact positions for them. Be careful finding the right size of the bolts and nuts, depending of the material thickness you are going to use.
After you have cut out all elements and drilled all the essential holes sand down all surfaces starting from rough to fine sandpaper, before putting everything together.
After everything is assembled you should sand down all the edges as much as you like and treat the whole chair with good wood oil (hygienic quality since the kids will eat directly from the table all the time.
enjoy building and using it!
Step 1: Cutting Out Elements
Cut out all elements from your chosen material. If you have thinner material, you need to adapt the measurements to the thickness. I have attached a cutting plan and Sketchup file so you can check for all details.
Step 2: Base Assembling
You should start with assembling the base. With the help of the adjustment bar you can adapt the stability of the chair.
to your needs.
Step 3: Attaching the Pedestals
Step 4: Attaching the Steps
Usually you don't need to fix the steps to the chair. If you want to make sure they will stay in place use a wood plug in the end side and glue them in.
Step 5: Attaching the Seat
If you wanna make it more comfortable for your kid you can cut out more leg room in the frontside of the seat.
Step 6: Attaching the Armrests
Step 7: Attaching the Backrest
Step 8: Attaching the Leg Divider
Step 9: Attaching the Table
Step 10: Final Touch!
Sand all edges and oil the whole chair. Standard highchair cushions will fit into the seat so your children will feel great and relaxed while munching down their porridge.