Adirondack Furniture

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Project by doninvegas posted 08-01-2010 01:03 AM 2024 views 7 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well I’d thought I’d post some pics. of whar we do to make some money. However, with the state of the econemy as it is we don’t seel much. That’s whey we are now doing hand routed signs and boxes. Hope you like them.

-- "Courage is being scared to death -- but saddling up anyway."

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#1 posted 08-01-2010 01:20 AM

My sister loves these chairs and has asked me to make some.
I don’t have that kind of talent.
Yours are very good looking and the signs are very nice also, maybe I’ll have to show her your chairs and let her see what a real woodworker can make.
Great Job and thanks for sharing.

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio.....

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#2 posted 08-01-2010 02:13 AM

Nice adirondack furniture Don its sooo.. comfortable you hate to get up.

-- The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart. "Helen Keller"

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#3 posted 08-01-2010 02:36 AM

I konw. Every time I build a piece for a customer I want to keep it. Then again I can always make more.

-- "Courage is being scared to death -- but saddling up anyway."

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#4 posted 08-01-2010 02:45 AM

I really like the style you have with these adirondack’s. I remember when I first started checking these out I thought they where all the same. After looking at many plans and seeing ones posted here on L.J. I found I was wrong….lol

My personal favorite is the bar height set. I was going to build a standard set myself, but after seeing this…. Well I may go another route now…

Thanks for sharing…

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#5 posted 08-01-2010 02:58 AM

Yea, the bistro set seems to be the most popular but at around $800 a set we have only sold a few to a couple of taverns.

-- "Courage is being scared to death -- but saddling up anyway."

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#6 posted 08-01-2010 06:03 AM

very nice I really like the bar height ones. I am working on a few normal ones my self. Hopefully I will have pics up soon

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#7 posted 09-06-2010 03:27 PM

Great furniture, I build the same stuff here in AZ, I too am working on other things to bring in extra money as people like the cheap stuff from the big box stores that falls apart in one season. They just don’t see the quality in sturdy hand built furniture.

Good Luck.

-- David, Mesa Arizona

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#8 posted 09-06-2010 03:38 PM

Nice adirondack furniture.

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#9 posted 09-09-2010 03:10 AM

Hay Dr. I started making and selling these in ‘07 and it started out real good. The everything went south. I got my wife into making the routed signs and she still is selling some. The furniture doesn’t move at all. Now I’m making boxes and, hopfully, they will begin to sell. Christmas IS coming. I’m also taking on anything someone will pay me for. But most customer don’t realize that I can’t and won’t produce something as cheap as they can buy it at R.C. Willie

-- "Courage is being scared to death -- but saddling up anyway."

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#10 posted 08-30-2017 06:29 PM

You did a very nice job on this Adirondack rocker.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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