Adirondack Chair

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Project by DTWoodknot posted 09-05-2009 04:40 AM 1731 views 3 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

i built this chair from PT decking and two by stock. Built a second one for the wife and a table for the drinks

-- Dave, I wood if I could but I can't so I woodknot

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#1 posted 09-05-2009 04:56 AM


-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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#2 posted 09-05-2009 12:56 PM

Great chair, nice did you decide how to fan the back like that? Is there a special magic trick?

-- Dan Hux,,,,Raleigh, NC

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#3 posted 09-05-2009 05:14 PM

I love these chairs and the endless design possibilities, nice work!

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#4 posted 09-06-2009 07:21 AM

Nice a classic design

-- Custom furniture

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#5 posted 09-08-2009 03:26 AM

I can’t take credit for the design, I found it in a back issue of WOOD (issue 149 June/July 2003), I was surprised to see how easy it was, each of the back boards was cut to a 2” to 4 3/6” taper on a 27” long board and then laid out on the bench with 3/8 spacers between them with the first spacer in the center , then you tape them together w/ masking tape so that they don’t move, measure up from the bottem
6 1/2” and mark out a 19 3/4” raduis then cut them on the band saw and sanded, i used the spacers again when assembling. I also made templates of all the odd shaped pieces for future chairs and it save a lot of layout time on the next one (well worth the time if you plan on make several) I have already had request for them.

-- Dave, I wood if I could but I can't so I woodknot

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#6 posted 06-19-2016 01:44 AM

Well done nice seating

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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