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Project by Simon2822 posted 08-04-2012 11:51 AM 1286 views 4 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’ve been thinking about building an adirondack chair for some time and having seen one of these made by deeman (http://lumberjocks.com/projects/65447) I decided that was the type I’d build.
As hardwood was out of my price range it had to be out of pine (not ideal for oudoor furniture, I know). The finish was one coat 1/3 tung oil 1/3 outdoor varnish 1/3 mineral spirits followed by 4 coats of a 50/50 mix of tung oil and outdoor varnish. There are also rubber feet fitted to keep the endgrain off the ground.

-- Failure is always an option





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#1 posted 08-04-2012 12:55 PM

Awesome job Simon! This same project is 3 or 4 down on my list. Great job! Keep up the good work! I’m FAR from having any kind of expert opinions, but I happen to love pine, and I think it will hold up nicely!

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#2 posted 08-04-2012 01:27 PM

Looks great!

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

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#3 posted 08-04-2012 02:38 PM

Well done!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#4 posted 08-04-2012 02:58 PM

Great work! It looks really nice and comfy… Enjoy.

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

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#5 posted 08-04-2012 05:15 PM

Looks great. My son wants a glidder next so we will be starting one soon.

-- Dennis Trenton Ohio And life is worth the living just because He lives!

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#6 posted 08-04-2012 06:13 PM

Thanks for all the cooments, it is very comfy. Hopefully the british weather will allow me to sit out with a cold one soon. It’s been a lousy summer so far

-- Failure is always an option

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