Adirondack Chair project

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Project by Sawdust posted 07-21-2012 09:07 PM 1835 views 6 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here’s my try at a couple of Adirondack chairs for the deck. I used an old Woodworker’s Journal plan for the chairs. I used cypress and finished it with 3 coats of Sikkens Cetol natural. They are very comfortable and lightweight.

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#1 posted 07-21-2012 11:28 PM

That looks like what I need….. Where did you get the plan? I would love to digitize it on Sketch Up and share with Lumber jocks.

Great Job… I love it.

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#2 posted 07-21-2012 11:58 PM

I found the plan in an old Woodworkers Journal magazine. Someone told me it is also online as a free plan. I don’t lnow the site. A search would probably find it.

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#3 posted 07-22-2012 12:08 AM

I think your try was very successful! I could use some of those around the pool.

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#4 posted 07-22-2012 12:21 AM

Very nice chairs.

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#5 posted 07-22-2012 12:36 AM

Thanks, I found plans here

Looks close to yours…

Thanks again

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#6 posted 07-22-2012 02:27 AM

Very nicely done.

We differ. You consider light weight a virtue. I consider heavy weight a virtue. Here are mine, made of ipé, one of the heaviest woods in the world. I may have a couple of the heaviest Adirondack chairs in the world.

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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