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Project by Pallirondack posted 668 days ago 1796 views 9 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Before I made my first ‘Pallirondack’ chair, I complied with my wife’s wishes and made a bench for the back deck overlooking the canal. I did not use a plan. I just considered what I wanted and started building. I had to go back and raise the side arm rests after I had completed the piece, but other than that I think it turned out pretty good.

My wife found the outdoor cushions at the Bullseye store. Everything else is made 100% from recycled wooden pallets. I still may lower the back a bit to be more inline with the cushions, but….

Notching the braces for the back was the trickiest/worst/weakest part of the project.

Feedback?

-- David, Spring Hill, FL -- making projects from recycled pallets





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Skylark53

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#1 posted 668 days ago

looks real sturdy; good use recycled pallets.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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Blackie_

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#2 posted 668 days ago

Looking nice, I’ve been wanting to dab in some outdoor furniture, I have plans from wood magizine on some stuff just trying to find the time with so many other projects on the table.

-- Randy - If I'm not on LJ's then I'm making Saw Dust. Please feel free to visit my store location at http://www.facebook.com/randy.blackstock.custom.wood.designs

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Gary

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#3 posted 667 days ago

Cool….don’t shorten the back….add head rests

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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Pallirondack

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#4 posted 667 days ago

Thought about that, too, but…....we’ll see. ;-)

-- David, Spring Hill, FL -- making projects from recycled pallets

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BentheViking

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#5 posted 667 days ago

love the name pallirondiak

-- It's made of wood. Real sturdy.--Chubbs Peterson

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Knothead62

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#6 posted 667 days ago

Love it! Especially since you didn’t use any plans.

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Pallirondack

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#7 posted 666 days ago

Thanks…...Knot…lol… ;-)

-- David, Spring Hill, FL -- making projects from recycled pallets

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