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Project by Dan Hux posted 1735 days ago 1043 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These are two Adirondack chairs i just finished bulilding, southern yellow pine not sure about paint color yet

-- Dan Hux,,,,Raleigh, NC http://whitdaniel.com





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 1735 days ago

Outstanding Dan they look great.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Loucarb

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#2 posted 1735 days ago

Well done, that yellow pine looks great.

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woodworm

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#3 posted 1734 days ago

Very nicely built. Very keen to see them get their finish.

Other than the colour, what marks big different between white pine and yellow pine?.
I cannot identify which is which when exposed to the sun.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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jockmike2

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#4 posted 1734 days ago

Nice set of chairs. Look very comfy. Be nice in the summer sittin there with the wife and a beer. That’s what lumberjockin’s all about.

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

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hObOmOnk

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#5 posted 1734 days ago

Have you considered Milk Paint, then a clear coat?
Many of the adirondack chair makers in Kentucky do it that way.

-- 温故知新

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hootr

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#6 posted 1733 days ago

nice design dan, i’m getting hooked on this chair building
i built my last ones with cypress cause the customer didn’t want them painted
i think randy’s right, the milk paint is sort of traditional

woodworm- other than the color when it’s new the white pine is much lighter weight, good for interior projects, trim work and such, paints and stains well
southern yellow, heavier and better for outdoor application also much higher moisture content at least around here

-- Ron, Missouri

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