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9 DIY Highchair Plans You Can Make Today (with Pictures)

Highchair Plans You Can DIY Today

Highchair Plans You Can DIY Today

Many woodworkers feel that the highchair is a complex project best left to professionals. While there are plenty of plans that should be completed by experienced crafters, there are plenty of plans that target the beginner woodworker and result in a good piece of furniture you can show off.

We searched the internet and beyond to find every highchair plan we cold, and we have listed them here. We’re confident that one of these nine plans will match your skill level and taste and get you started on a new project.

Join us while we look over these nine plans that each teach how to build a high chair, and see what skill level, tools, and supplies are required to complete each project.

These are the nine plans we were able to track down and post. We’ve sorted the projects from easy to advanced. Each entry gives a small description and mentions some of the tools and materials required.

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The 9 DIY Highchair Plans

1. Ana White DIY Highchair

The Ana White High Chair is an easy to build project that doesn’t require any special tools or woodworking experience. The author clearly explains the instructions, and each step has an accompanying illustration. This highchair is a great first project for the beginning woodworker.

  • Skill Level: Easy
  • Materials: Lumber, wood glue, wood filler
  • Tools Needed: Saw, sander, paintbrush

2. Instructables

The Instructables High Chair plan is easy to build high-chair that only requires a few supplies. There are no intricate cuts, and you can complete this project in a single day. The author explains and illustrates each step.

  • Skill Level: Easy
  • Materials: Plywood, screws
  • Tools Needed: Jigsaw, screwdriver

3. Jaime Costiglio DIY Dollhouse Highchair

The Jaime Costiglio High Chair plan I an easy to build dollhouse high chair that you can scale up to any size. There are no difficult angles to cut, and you can complete this project using hand tools. This highchair is a great project to start with if you don’t have a lot of materials.

  • Skill Level: Easy
  • Materials: Lumber, wood glue
  • Tools Needed: Saw, hammer

4. Mother Earth News

The Mother Earth News High Chair plan is a  moderately challenging project to build that you can complete in a single day if you are skilled at angle cuts. Most of the angles are the same, so it’s all about finding what works and duplicating it.

  • Skill Level: Moderate
  • Materials: Framing stock, plywood, nails
  • Tools Needed: Saw, hammer

5. Scrapwood Andy’s Workshop

The Scrapwood Andy’s Workshop High Chair is a medium difficulty doll high chair that you can scale up to any size. There are some advanced tools in use during the instructional video, but you can make the same cuts with hand tools if you need to.

  • Skill Level: Medium
  • Materials: Boards, screws, paint
  • Tools Needed: Saw, paintbrush, sander

6. Never Not Making

The Never Not Making High Chair plan is an advanced project that results in a Star Wars toy, that and child is sure to love.

  • Skill Level: Advanced
  • Materials: Lumber, wood glue, nails
  • Tools Needed: Jigsaw, router, drill, clamps

7. Baby High Chair

The Baby High Chair high chair plan is an advanced project that will put your woodworking abilities to the test. This project requires plenty of precision cutting, as well as the ability to make smooth curves. The instructions for this project are also a little hard to follow.

  • Skill Level: Advanced
  • Materials: Boards, screws, wood glue
  • Tools Needed: Saw, screwdriver, router, drill

8. Thug Team Vlog

The Thug Team Vlog Highchair plan is an advanced build that requires some precision cutting and professional-grade tools. If you have the tools and experience, this is one of the best projects on this list.

  • Skill Level: Advanced
  • Materials: Lumber, wood glue, screws
  • Tools Needed: Table saw, clamps, drill

9. Capt. Ferd

The Capt. Ferd High-Chair is an advanced project that results in a professional grade high chair that’s durable enough to outlast several children. The author takes his time to explain the steps over multiple video installments. This highchair is fun, and worth your time if you have the tools.

  • Skill Level: Advanced
  • Materials: Lumber, screws, wood glue, sandpaper
  • Tools Needed: Table saw, router, drill, hand saw, clamps

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Before choosing a highchair plan, we recommend looking over the entire project to make sure there aren’t any surprises that might pop up and prevent you from finishing. If you need a tool that you don’t have, see if there is a way to borrow it or another way to complete the task.

We hope you have enjoyed reading and that you look forward to learning how to build a highchair of your own. Please share these nine highchair plans you can DIY today on Facebook and Twitter.

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