Sliding Chairs

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Project by BuilderB posted 1803 days ago 1561 views 5 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a project that I saw on a TV woodworking show and thought – hey, I can make one of those. This chair is made of cypress and finished with a light stain.

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#1 posted 1803 days ago

These are great, sturdy, portable chairs, and they look good too!

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#2 posted 1803 days ago

Cool chair, yea I’ve seem them before too.

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#3 posted 1803 days ago

Those are really Neat. Where could one find either plans or measurements for sides?

-- Gary, Huntsville. Two wrongs don't make a right, but three lefts do.

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#4 posted 1803 days ago

My wife has been wanting me to make some of these. A few years ago I think the plans were in Wood Magazine, but I have piles of magazines to dig through to find them.

You did a great job, it’s a nice looking chair.

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana,

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#5 posted 1803 days ago

Yep, those are nice looking chairs. They don’t take up much space.

“Woodworkers Journal” – Portable Outdoor Chairs – offers the plans for the chairs

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#6 posted 1803 days ago

Nice chair, I love the portability of them.

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#7 posted 1803 days ago

Here is a folding chair design I did around 3 years ago.
I made about 30 of them for friends and for sale. I used common lumber, curved pieces c/f 2×8’s and slats from 1×2’s.

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#8 posted 1803 days ago

looks good

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#9 posted 243 days ago

Beautifull design!

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