If you have a little one on the way, or you’re busy planning a family, then be inspired by Peter and Annalien when they build a high chair. Watch how the team gives you step by step instructions on how to build your very own high chair.

You will need:

Tools Materials
Jigsaw 20mm pine (PAR planed all round) NB not warped
Router Sides 600 x 900mm – 2 of
PEX 300 sander (New one) Seat bottom – 460 x 300 mm x 1 piece (grain in direction of long side)
PSR 18 cordless drill driver Seat back – 460 x 450mm – 1 piece (grain in direction of short side 450mm)
PSM sander Table – 460 x 460mm x 2 pieces 
PFS 3000 Spray gun (new gun) Foot rest 460 x 400 mm x 1 piece (grain in long direction)
  Bottom brace – 150 x 460 x 2 pieces (grain in direction of long side)
  Pine wood filler 
  Clear varnish
  4 x 40mm screws
  Wood glue

Here are the steps:

  • Draw out pattern for sides
  • Mark out for the seat, table, back, bottom brace slats
  • Cut out pattern on both sides
  • Cut shape into back
  • Cut out shape for legs on the seat
  • Cut out shape for the table on both pieces
  • Cut out the lip for the table
  • Join lip to the table and rout
  • Cut support struts
  • Router all exposed edges round
  • Assemble all parts
  • Sand and fill holes with filler.
  • Varnish

Download the plans:

High chair pdf download