Milk crate seat
How to create a child’s chair from a milk crate.

Here’s how to convert a plastic milk crate into a child’s seat with storage. Cut a square of ½-in. plywood slightly larger than the crate. Set a piece of 2½-in.-thick foam rubber on top of the plywood and wrap it with a canvas drop cloth or any sturdy fabric. Staple the cloth to the underside of the plywood to create a seat cushion. Now, set the cushion on top of the crate and store toys and books inside the crate.

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Danny Lipford is a home improvement expert and television personality who started his remodeling business, Lipford Construction, at the age of 21 in Mobile, Alabama. He gained national recognition as the host of the nationally syndicated television show, Today's Homeowner with Danny Lipford, which started as a small cable show in Mobile. Danny's expertise in home improvement has also led him to be a contributor to popular magazines and websites and the go-to source for advice on everything related to the home. He has made over 200 national television appearances and served as the home improvement expert for CBS's The Early Show and The Weather Channel for over a decade. Danny is also the founder of 3 Echoes Content Studio,, and Checking In With Chelsea, a décor and lifestyle blog.

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