LumberJocks

Jake's chair

  • Advertise with us
Project by phijo posted 05-26-2014 04:22 PM 1567 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
Jake's chair
Jake's chair No picture No picture No picture No picture No picture
Zoom Pictures

1st attempt at any kind of chair. Figured i better build the 1st out of pine because I was bound to jack something up. Just started yesterday on 2 more yesterday. Western red cedar this time. I’ll post pics when done.





5 comments so far

View Jim's profile

Jim

122 posts in 3371 days


#1 posted 05-26-2014 05:39 PM

phijo,

Very wise to use pine first. I made my first one out of cypress, wished I hadn’t. Your chair looks great. A good coat of paint and you have a very good “pine” chair.

-- http://iamawretch.com/

View Rick S.'s profile

Rick S.

10112 posts in 3114 days


#2 posted 05-26-2014 10:12 PM

Very Nice Work Indeed! Thanks For Sharing!

Rick

-- If it wasn't for Electricity, We'd all be Watching Television by Candlelight!

View Jay20650's profile

Jay20650

42 posts in 2772 days


#3 posted 05-27-2014 11:41 AM

Jakes Chair is a great adironondack, I’ve made a few of them for myself and friends over the years. They’ve all held up really well and are very comfortable. I made a few out of cypress as well, they weather really well, but each one eventually developed a split in the arms, not enough to bother its functionality though. The only alteration I made to the plan over the years is to double the thickness of the upper back support, which I’m pretty sure i picked up as a recommendation from someone on lumberjocks! Oh, and make sure to use stainless steel screws with the cedar!

-- Jay, http://www.facebook.com/porcupinedesigns

View phijo's profile

phijo

21 posts in 1706 days


#4 posted 05-27-2014 02:34 PM

Thanks for the tip on doubling the upper support and the SS screws.

View helluvawreck's profile

helluvawreck

31972 posts in 2947 days


#5 posted 05-27-2014 02:37 PM

Nice work. Welcome to Luberjocks.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com