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Project by Todd Adair posted 01-23-2012 08:57 PM 2871 views 22 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a follow up to an earlier post of mine. I built one of these as a gift for a client of mine about 3 months ago. I was waiting till I had completed his basement remodel before I presented it to him. In the meantime, his wife asked me if I would also build her one. She new about the first one and had seen the pictures and said she must have one as well. I completed both pieces and sprayed them in my garage with some Cabots Australian timber oil. Sure does do the natural color of the cypress some justice. Absolutely love the way they finished. I have since delivered them and my client and his wife just loved them.

-- Todd Adair, Suwanee, Ga.





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Diggerjacks

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#1 posted 01-23-2012 09:20 PM

Hello Todd Adair

Great work

I like them because you can use them on the side you prefer
The feet on the top or the head on the top
Thanks for sharing

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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#2 posted 01-23-2012 09:48 PM

Hi Todd
These are very cool loungers I really like their design.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#3 posted 01-24-2012 01:40 AM

Wow those look really comfortable

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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rance

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#4 posted 01-24-2012 08:51 AM

Neat chairs. Did you design these yourself?

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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#5 posted 01-24-2012 01:26 PM

Unusual use for curves. Are they comfortable to lay on, head either direction?
I have a pile of cypress left from a decking project, I will have to look into Australian oil, thanks

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#6 posted 01-24-2012 08:07 PM

I really like these!! Very nice and comfy looking.

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Gary

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#7 posted 01-24-2012 09:00 PM

Great design! Thanks for sharing.

-- Gary, Texas

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#8 posted 01-25-2012 12:04 AM

These are absolutely as comfortable to sit in as they look. Extremely ergonomic. As far as the design, no it is not mine. I did modify it slightly from the original, but the customer I built these for had one that he had purchased at an antique shop about 10 years ago. The original was made out of plywood and had fallen apart. I used what was left to create a template.

-- Todd Adair, Suwanee, Ga.

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#9 posted 01-25-2012 02:43 AM

These chairs are awesome Todd. I can only imagine how comfortable they are.

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#10 posted 01-25-2012 08:39 PM

Great job love the look of these…..

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#11 posted 06-20-2013 01:47 AM

Very nice lounge chairs!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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