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Blog entry by ILL10 posted 799 days ago 3196 reads 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I would like to find the plans for an Adirondack chair. Does anyone know where to find them? And what kinds of wood to use?
Thanks

-- ILL10 Illinois



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PineChopper

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#1 posted 799 days ago

I just searched the internet for pictures and then drew up my own plans. There are a lot of LJ’s that have made them and they might have plans on their sites. Keep searching around and you’ll find plenty.
As for the wood, I have used pine for the most part. Its not expensive to buy and stains real easy.

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John

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#2 posted 799 days ago

Here is one from the California Redwood Association

and

One from Minwax

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SteveM

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#3 posted 798 days ago

I’ve used the free Jake’s Chair plans and have been very happy with the 10+ chairs I’ve made. Just Google Jake’s Chair or the amended version.

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BigTiny

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#4 posted 796 days ago

Wood selections might include cedar, cypress, redwood and pressure treated pine. Your choice will probably be influenced by where you live, as prices will vary widely from one part of the country to another. The more milling you are able to do yourself, the cheaper it will usually be.

Hint: Make more than you think you need. They have a weird habit of growing legs and walking themselves to the neighbors’ yards.

Paul

-- The nicer the nice, the higher the price!

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