|Project by griph0n||posted 06-12-2010 02:40 AM||1775 views||9 times favorited||6 comments|
Thanks to gizmodyne for the idea: http://lumberjocks.com/projects/794
Popped together quickly for the first BBQ of the Year. I used consruction cedar 2×4’s ripped and planed and cedar 1×8 fascia. Nasty wood, threw water at me while I cut it. I guess they figure it’s cedar so they don’t cover it on the truck or in the yard. “Joints” are epoxied and screwed, the first one with countersunk deck screws (maybe I’ll get around to plugging them someday), the next two are screwed with stainless.
It took a while to figure out the layout for the first one, and was a real pain to screw together. The pieces would slip and slide, and even when screwed wouldn’t stay at right angles. I built a jig for the next two and even though it took a while I think it was more efficient, and definitely less frustrating. The last two (and the jig) have more upright backs than the first.
Not the most interesting to build. Maybe some halflaps and angles on the seat stretchers. They are solid and comfortable, maybe I’ll build more. They’ve got a nice arts and crafts look, if not construction style. I like them much better than adirondack chairs. I agree and think they look more “masculine”, or at least more interesting.