Adirondack Chairs & Porch Swing

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Project by Reussdog posted 01-19-2015 03:54 PM 1029 views 2 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this furniture from cedar fence board purchased from a big box store. This seemed like a good idea at first, but if I had a mulligan I would pay a bit extra for better stock. I used plans for the chairs and improvised with the ottomans and porch swing. I can’t say that I use the furniture as much as I had hoped, but I am happy with the curb appeal and it is surprisingly comfortable as well. I used some nautical techniques for the rope as I didn’t want the look of chains and if you do not use the correct knots you can lose quite a bit of rope strength.

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#1 posted 01-19-2015 06:46 PM

Good looking.I want you to use them in a pleasing way!

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#2 posted 01-20-2015 12:52 AM

It’s a shame you don’t use them more, because they’re a great looking Adirondack set! I’d be out there every evening with a nice bourbon!

-- Dean

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#3 posted 01-20-2015 04:53 PM

Looks good. I wish I had a porch that would accommodate a porch swing.
Well done.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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#4 posted 01-20-2015 09:17 PM


Dean the problem is I have a sun room in the back of my home that faces south so I always gravitate there!

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