Homemade Chair Has Seventeen Aids to Comfort (Aug, 1939)

Homemade Chair Has Seventeen Aids to Comfort

COMFORT-LOVING Bill Porter, East St. Louis, 111., handy man, takes no chances on having to get up for anything once he’s settled in his easy chair. For the chair, which Porter designed and built, is equipped with seventeen convenient accessories, including a radio, bookcase, electric fan, shoe-shining and pipe-smoking equipment, and compartments for food and beverages. A pull on a “gearshift” lever lowers the back, converting the chair into a bed.

4 comments
  1. Boing Boing says: May 8, 20076:12 am

    Handyman’s 17-in-1 lounger from 1939…

    I love this little story from the August 1939 ish of Popular Science featuring a handyman who built a 17-in-1 lounger with every luxury he needed built right in. COMFORT-LOVING Bill Porter, East St. Louis, 111., handy man, takes no chances on having to…

  2. Stannous says: May 8, 20077:09 pm

    This should be merged with the all-in-one beauty cabinet with the built-in vibrator from a couple of weeks ago.

  3. [...] matéria publicada em Agosto de 1939 na revista Popular Science trazia a estória de um homem que construiu uma [...]

  4. max says: October 27, 20113:49 pm

    any one got a design for a recliner chair ? simple one that is or a design for anytype of comfy chair

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