Pine Adirondack Chair

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Project by ComradeNorgren posted 04-26-2012 09:13 PM 2248 views 2 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I just made this chair the other day. It’s just made of Pine, mainly cause i didn’t want to spend too much putting it together, and hey, for twenty bucks i think it came out pretty good. It’s pretty sturdy as well. It took about six boards of 6’x6”x3/4 pine. Haven’t put a finish on it yet, i was thinking of keeping it wood, and just putting an outdoor finish on it. Any comments are appreciated!

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#1 posted 04-26-2012 09:24 PM

Looks good I thank I will try to make one out of pallet Good work

-- Nimkee** Joe

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#2 posted 04-26-2012 10:35 PM

Looks really comfortable, I like it

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#3 posted 04-26-2012 10:54 PM

I like it too and now is the time to be gettin’ things like that out in the yard/patio. Good job. I would at least weather-proof it.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#4 posted 04-27-2012 12:46 AM

Nice looking chair. I like that style.
Several years ago some friends of mine asked me to build a couple of Norm’s chairs. I did my 1st one out of pine for the practice and to work out any bugs. All I did was flood it with danish oil and I think I’ve done that again a couple of times since. It’s been out in the weather all these years and it’s still a solid chair. It’s always sat on concete or wood decking and never had more than minimal ground contact.
That chair looks like it’ll last just as long.

-- My goal in life is to be as good a person as my dog already thinks I am---author unknown

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#5 posted 04-27-2012 01:30 AM

That’s a great looking chair. I happen to like pine, it very inexpensive, soft so it machines very easily, and takes stain like a sponge. As long as you stain/seal the chair it will last a long time, or even letting the weather age it, you will still get many years of use from it.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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#6 posted 04-27-2012 02:08 AM

How about that 64 Impala? Oh ya nice chair. Someday I would like to try making one of them.

-- Mike, Thedford NE

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#7 posted 04-27-2012 04:09 AM

haha. good eye mikeho. That’s my 64 bel air actually, that’s ok though, no way for you to tell from the headlights.

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#8 posted 04-27-2012 06:55 AM

Well done chair!

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#9 posted 04-27-2012 01:44 PM

Nice chair looks comfy

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

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#10 posted 04-27-2012 02:40 PM

Nice, I like it!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#11 posted 05-03-2012 10:59 PM

Very nice chair. That’s my next project. My sister wants a couple Adirondack chairs. I think I might make leg rests as well.

-- Larry - Fullerton CA

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