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Outdoor Furniture #9: Finally Finished!

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Blog entry by Retsof posted 821 days ago 1238 reads 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 8: A Coffee Table Too Part 9 of Outdoor Furniture series Part 10: Patio Planter Boxes - Day 1 »

It took me nine days from start to finish, but I’m finally done with my Adirondack Patio Set. I am really tired of painting too! The chairs are sitting by the pool where they and I will be spending Memorial Day.

Hunter and Huckleberry, my English Springer Spaniels, approve.

Can anyone tell me if there is a way to format my photos so the right 1/3 of the picture doesn’t get cut off when I link them in my blog? If not, I guess I’ll have to make sure all the important stuff is located on the left when I compose my shots.

Happy Memorial Day Everyone!

- Regards,

Retsof

-- "There seems to be a black hole in my garage that swallows up pencils and tape measures as soon as I put them down."



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davidroberts

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#1 posted 821 days ago

Nice looking set of adirondack patio furniture. I’ve been pricing WRC and cypress for a summer build. And a nice set of headlights on Hunter or Huckleberry, I can’t tell which!

-- God is great, wood is good. Let us thank Him for wood......and old hand tools.

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GrandpaLen

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#2 posted 820 days ago

Very nice Patio Seating, such a rewarding project and even a couple extra chairs for the ‘Best Friends’, very thoughtful of you. ;-)

Work Safely and have Fun. – Len

-- Mother Nature should be proud of what you've done with her tree. - Len ...just north of a stone's throw from the oHIo, river that is, in So. Indiana.

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jumbojack

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#3 posted 820 days ago

I just love dem Jack-O-Lantern eyes.

-- Made in America, with American made tools....Shopsmith

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whitedog

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#4 posted 820 days ago

Great looking patio set. But you better keep an eye on guy on the right .

-- Paul , Calfornia

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gfadvm

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#5 posted 820 days ago

Those turned out very well and it appears that your quality control unit has approved them.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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Retsof

134 posts in 866 days


#6 posted 820 days ago

Thanks everyone. Huckleberry is the pup with the headlights. They made sure to test out the entire set, including the table.

I’m thinking about building a round picnic table next, but I need to build it out of some wood that won’t require painting. Getting in between all those little slats was driving me nuts by the time I finished all five pieces.

I stopped by Lowes today to see if they had any cedar in stock and they told me that they don’t stock it in Las Vegas because it doesn’t sell fast enough here. I would have to special order it. Guess there aren’t enough of us LJ’s out here in the middle of the desert.

I guess I’ll ask at Peterman Lumber (our local specialty lumber yard). If I have to special order it, I might as well combine it with my next quarter sawn white oak plywood order (nobody stocks quarter sawn lumber here in Vegas either).

Happy Memorial Day!

-- "There seems to be a black hole in my garage that swallows up pencils and tape measures as soon as I put them down."

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bobasaurus

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#7 posted 820 days ago

Your laser-eyed demon dogs approve, it seems :). Nice work on the chairs, too.

-- Allen, Colorado

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