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Project by BuilderB posted 08-02-2009 04:07 PM 1668 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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Woodbutchery

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#1 posted 08-02-2009 04:19 PM

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

-- Making scrap with zen-like precision - Woodbutchery

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#2 posted 08-02-2009 04:29 PM

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

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#3 posted 08-02-2009 04:33 PM

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 08-02-2009 04:40 PM

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, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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dhg

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#5 posted 08-02-2009 06:12 PM

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 08-02-2009 07:46 PM

Nice chair, I love the portability of them.

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#7 posted 08-02-2009 10:18 PM

Here is a folding chair design I did around 3 years ago.http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z256/rfseto/100_0573.jpg
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 08-03-2009 04:59 AM

looks good

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irtamos

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#9 posted 11-10-2013 08:51 AM

Beautifull design!

-- irtamos, Belgium

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