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Cypress Adirondack Love Seat

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Project by CCWoodcrafts posted 1580 days ago 1231 views 4 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

7/8” thick from 4/4 rough Cypress. Solid as a rock. If anyone has other plans that have worked well for these styles please let me know! After building these I am going on an outdoor furniture binge. Need a few more for my back yard and always like trying new plans.

-- Jim, http://carolinacustomwoodcrafts.building.officelive.com/default.aspx





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Jayp413

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#1 posted 1580 days ago

Very nice! Where did your plans come from/

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#2 posted 1580 days ago

Great project – excellent work.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#3 posted 1580 days ago

Lovely seat. I bet it has a wonderfull smell

-- Dreaming patterns

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#4 posted 1580 days ago

Nicely done. It looks comfy too. I’ve never worked with cypress, do you let it weather naturally, or do you put a finish on it?

-- ~Jason~ , Albuquerque NM

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#5 posted 1579 days ago

Great job. Nice looking furniture.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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#6 posted 1579 days ago

Cool love seat.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#7 posted 1503 days ago

Very cool outdoor chair! Any reason you picked cypress over cedar or redwood?

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CCWoodcrafts

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#8 posted 1502 days ago

Because it’s much stronger and doesn’t peel/fray the way cedar has tended too in the past. You can stain it, seal it, if you want (and actually i may end up throwing something on as extremely humid front porch in NC with no wind is starting to mold up a little!). My supplier had a lot of 4/4 cypress and I couldn’t find the same in cedar or redwood here. The cedar we had available is that barely 3/4 with one side rough. Over the years it always crack, deteriorates on me. I was able to plane the cypress down to a full 7/8 and it is rock sild.

-- Jim, http://carolinacustomwoodcrafts.building.officelive.com/default.aspx

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