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Adirondack Settee

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Project by johnstoneb posted 05-24-2017 02:52 AM 1597 views 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made 2 Adirondack chairs a few weeks ago. They were really comfortable and my DIL wanted a pair. I decided to make a settee for her. I couldn’t find any plans that I really liked. It hit me all I needed to do was build two more chairs and fasten them together. I just changed the shape of the two inner arms slightly and tied everything together. They met the approval of all parties. These were made from eastern red cedar and finished with Thompson’s water seal. The chairs were based on plans from Wood magazine Issue 219 July 2013.

-- Bruce, Boise, ID





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#1 posted 05-24-2017 02:55 AM

Very nice work, looks comfortable.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 05-24-2017 03:01 AM

Well made

Well designed

Beautiful wood

Great Job

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#3 posted 05-24-2017 03:46 AM

Beautifully crafted Bruce.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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#4 posted 05-24-2017 06:09 AM

Very nice Bruce, I like the way you tied the two chairs together.

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#5 posted 05-24-2017 01:15 PM

Very nice chairs from very nice wood. Beats plastic 1000 to one.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#6 posted 05-24-2017 02:01 PM

These settees have turned out beautifully.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#7 posted 05-24-2017 02:40 PM

Awesome job all the way around.

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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#8 posted 05-24-2017 06:14 PM

Great looking Adirondack settee—looks like everyone loves ‘em!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#9 posted 05-24-2017 10:38 PM

Now they are a couple of beaut looking chairs which be a welcome resting place on anyones porch, especially mine…

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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#10 posted 05-24-2017 10:50 PM

Those are nice but I suspect the young lady in the first picture would like one her size.

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#11 posted 05-25-2017 02:44 PM

Yeah, the little girl has the cutest little scowl…
Great job on the chairs!

-- Pete

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