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Project by schloemoe posted 03-28-2013 01:48 PM 1600 views 6 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have seen several of these posted on here in the past couple of months so I thought I’d throw in my 2 cents worth. Taken directly from Norm Abrams plans mine are made of pine but if you finish them correctly they will last a long time . In my opinion they are the most comfortable outdoor chairs I’ve ever sat in…............Thanks for looking…...........Schloemoe

-- schloemoe, Oregon , http://www. woodrehab.blogspot.com





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Jonathan

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#1 posted 03-28-2013 01:52 PM

So it’s a set of 3-chairs then? Looking good so far! How do you plan to finish them?

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

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#2 posted 03-28-2013 01:56 PM

Nice Adirondack Chair, I think Norm Abram would be proud.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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lew

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#3 posted 03-28-2013 02:04 PM

They look Great!!

Ours are made of pine, too. They have been on the front porch for many years and are still in perfect condition.

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

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schloemoe

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#4 posted 03-28-2013 02:19 PM

I hadn’t planned on putting a finish on the ones I’m going to sell. For my own I will be Painting them white .Traditionally they were all painted but I guess you could stain them also …............Schloemoe

-- schloemoe, Oregon , http://www. woodrehab.blogspot.com

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#5 posted 03-28-2013 03:07 PM

Great job buddy,They look fantastic.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#6 posted 03-28-2013 03:20 PM

Great looking chairs!!

NICE COOL JOB!

How are you going to Finish them?

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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Jim Jakosh

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#7 posted 03-28-2013 04:56 PM

Nice chair!!!!!!!!!!!!.............Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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ohwoodeye

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#8 posted 03-28-2013 06:07 PM

I have built several of these following Norm’s plans. Most recently I have been using the composite decking material. Works great and no finishing required.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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tinnman65

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#9 posted 03-28-2013 07:28 PM

Nice chairs! I can see why you would make three.

-- Paul--- Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. — Scott Adams

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BrandonR

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#10 posted 03-28-2013 09:50 PM

Look great! Did you find the plans on the internet? I am interested in building a set, but not sure if everyone free hands them or gets a pattern?

Thanks!

Brandon

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saucer

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#11 posted 03-29-2013 01:39 AM

Nice looking chairs. !!!

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MichaelA

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#12 posted 03-29-2013 03:16 AM

Great looking chair Schloemoe!! It’s just amazing how comfortable these chairs are!!!!!!!!

-- The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart. "Helen Keller"

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lanwater

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#13 posted 03-29-2013 05:26 AM

They look great.

good work!

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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Popsnsons

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#14 posted 03-29-2013 01:29 PM

Nice work! I always look at them on this site. Just haven’t given them a try yet.

-- Pops ~ In So Cal...

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Ken90712

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#15 posted 03-29-2013 05:41 PM

Great looking chairs… They look comfy

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

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