Anyone who has ever helped set-up or clean-up an event in a church basement or school gymnasium knows the problem. Wooden folding chairs are often bulky, heavy and difficult to stack and store properly. Here are some typical examples and a new idea.
This design has a vintage look, but is unfriendly to backs that have to sit in it or fingers that have to fold it. (Sears Item# 00869907000)
This chair tries to emulate a popular style, but the steel hinges ruin it. (Wal-Mart SKM1009)
Now we’re getting somewhere. Looks good and possibly comfortable and not obvious that it folds.Central Restaurant Products Model#: 929-001
This chair by Ufuk Keskin is a fresh direction. At only 3/4″ thick it is cut from a single piece of plywood. Definitely wins in the folding department, but I’d be leery about spending an hour in one during the next children’s pageant.
also allows for ultra-flat storage.