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Whale Chair

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Christopher Finke

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Christopher Finke

General Information

A chair or stepstool for small children featuring a whale on each side.

Like this project Open in Easel®

Left side

First, cut out the left side using the endmill of your choice.


Right Side

Next, cut out the right side using the endmill of your choice.


Seat and Seatback

Optionally, cut the seat and seatback on the X-Carve. You could also easily cut these on a table saw or miter saw.



Choose your screw locations, depending on how high you want the seat and how far back you want the back. Drill pilot holes in the sides, seat, and seatback. (Before assembling, I used a hand router with a roundover bit on all of the edges of each of the pieces.) Screw the seat and seat back in place.

Optionally, you can countersink the screws and then cover the holes with wooden buttons. Or, you could choose your own method of attaching the seat and seatback. I’m not the boss of you.

Peter Postiglione
how come when i open this in easel its only the back and seat not the sides?
Peter Postiglione
Christopher Finke
@Peter, if you open the Workpieces section at the bottom of the screen, you should see that the sides are shown there. I'm not sure why it defaults to the 3rd workpiece instead of the first.
Christopher Finke