Sister's X-mas gift (Adirondack Chair)

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Project by lclashley posted 12-28-2007 05:09 AM 1724 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My sister Jennifer is a big fan of adirondack style chairs. I thought building one would be good learning experience and would make a great gift. I made the chair from treated pine fence posts that have been sitting around for several years. I laminated boards together to make 1 3/4” stock and went form there. I finished the chair with spar urethane. Thanks for looking.

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#1 posted 12-28-2007 06:23 AM

Nice job, now the orders for more will start rolling in.

-- Bob A in NJ

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#2 posted 12-28-2007 12:24 PM

Nice, must be comfortable.

-- Jiri

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#3 posted 12-29-2007 06:03 AM

Very well done chair. Really enjoy this back design. Is it your’s ?

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#4 posted 12-29-2007 06:02 PM

No, Its WOOD magazine’s.
Thanks for your kind words guys.

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#5 posted 12-29-2007 06:07 PM

Good job IC. The chair looks great and I bet it was appreciated very much.

Now you can get started on the rest of the set (more chairs, ottomans, tables).

-- Bill, Turlock California,

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#6 posted 12-29-2007 07:03 PM

Very nice, Well done.

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#7 posted 12-30-2007 02:56 PM

I agree—you’ll be getting orders!!

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#8 posted 12-30-2007 07:35 PM

I am a big Adirondack fan as well. Great design.

-- Happy woodworking!

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#9 posted 12-31-2007 12:11 AM

These are great projects for gifts. Nice job!

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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#10 posted 12-31-2007 03:54 PM

Another good looking Andy chair, I like this one too. mike

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