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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 http://www.popularmechanics.com/cm/popularmechanics/pdf/PMX0706Adiron.pdf
Looks close to yours…
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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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