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Adirondack Chair Foot Rest

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Project by bobdurnell posted 07-10-2012 04:11 PM 1213 views 5 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well, I finaly got around to making some foot rest for the Adirondack chairs I made 12 years ago. Used cypress for the wood. Made five slats (ran out of wood) first, but I like the final 8. Also coved the bottom of the slats to better lay on the legs and made a brace for some trianglation. Have painted the original chairs a few times but I left the rests natural for now.

-- bobdurnell, Santa Ana California.





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#1 posted 07-10-2012 05:12 PM

I hadn’t seen these matching foot rests before, they really complement the chairs and beckon, “come sit on me”. How do you like working with cypress?

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#2 posted 09-06-2012 12:09 AM

Nice looking chair.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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