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Pair of Adirondack Chairs

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Project by Mattyb22 posted 06-20-2011 02:21 AM 995 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I whipped these adirondack chairs together in one weekend. They are made of pine from Home Depot. I didn’t use any plans, just what I remember from seeing my parents adirondack chairs up close. That being said, they were fairly easy to make. I primed and painted them so they would withstand the South Florida weather. I probably should have used outdoor poly, but it was a quicky project. I’d like to use a nice hardwood for the next pair and really take some time on them.

-- Matt, Boca Raton, Florida, "I excel at making sawdust!"





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Dan Hux

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#1 posted 06-20-2011 03:09 AM

great looking chairs and ottomans. I use pine often, as long as you use a good primer and good exterior paint, they will last a few years.

-- Dan Hux,,,,Raleigh, NC http://whitdaniel.com

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jksmith69

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#2 posted 06-20-2011 02:01 PM

very nice!

-- "Give me wood..... And I will play with it!"

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helluvawreck

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#3 posted 06-20-2011 10:01 PM

These are really nice and very colorful. You did a good job.

-- 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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Uwe

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#4 posted 06-21-2011 12:07 PM

Excellent design and colors. Good job!!

-- Uwe

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RickandLinda

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#5 posted 06-26-2011 04:28 AM

Nice chairs, looks like good craftsmanship, I you do again think about a clear grade red cedar. Would love to see how they look.

-- RickandLinda

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