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Project by ScottM posted 03-22-2013 03:45 PM 967 views 2 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built these chairs and table a while back but decided to go ahead and post them. The chair design was from our buddy Norm A. My dad gave a book of his years ago. I decided to look through it a while back and my wife went nuts over the adirondak chair. I scanned and enlarged the scale drawings and made templates.

The chair on the right was made first. I made it from cedar I found at Home Depot. The chair came out nice but I wasn’t too happy with how sturdy it felt. The light cedar just didn’t seem right, so that one is my wifes. From there I decide to make another from some cypress I found at a local lumber yard. It’s made from full 1” and 2” stock. Same design, just thicker and sturdier. I gave each one a coat of Australian Timber sealer for a little color.

The table was made using a Woodsmith Shop design. I altered it a bit because I wanted to make use of the chair leftovers and didn’t have enough to make it exactly by the plan. It came out nice using both cedar and cypress. I gave it the same finish.





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RonInOhio

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#1 posted 03-22-2013 11:32 PM

Those look fantastic ! Yes, that 1x material for the front legs on the chair for your wife
does look a little undersized.

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Ken90712

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#2 posted 03-23-2013 12:04 PM

Great chairs, which reminds me I bought plans from Vertis for some folding adirondaks that I have yet to make. Ugh,,,, Yours look great, but I like your idea on beefing them up some. Just looks nicer as well as being more stury like you mentioned.

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

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Charles Holland

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#3 posted 06-30-2016 05:23 PM

yeah beefier is better imo. great work !

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lew

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#4 posted 07-01-2016 02:01 PM

Nice Chairs!

Thanks for the info on the little table. Made one years ago but couldn’t remember where I got the plans.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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