LumberJocks

Folding stick chair....

  • Advertise with us
Project by ASUAlumni02 posted 06-08-2013 11:33 PM 3420 views 26 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Saw this project on you tube and went to the guys site, http://woodworkingtrip.blogspot.com/2012/09/how-to-build-folding-stick-chair.html and followed the material list and video. I think I will modify it a bit next time like round off some of the edges to make it more appealing. I do recommend ensuring you have a tool to cut the wire, mine wasn’t sufficient and not to happy with the claps exposed. But a fun project nonetheless.

-- www.facebook.com/GarageTherapyWoodworking





10 comments so far

View dat's profile

dat

23 posts in 994 days


#1 posted 06-09-2013 04:21 AM

Nice work, I am thinking about making a couple of these. How comfortable are they to sit in?

View ASUAlumni02's profile

ASUAlumni02

164 posts in 707 days


#2 posted 06-09-2013 05:00 AM

Thx…surprising enough they were comfy. I just wish there was another way to secure the wire. I am thinking of coming up with a wood covering of sorts.

-- www.facebook.com/GarageTherapyWoodworking

View NormG's profile

NormG

4510 posts in 1751 days


#3 posted 06-09-2013 05:11 AM

Great chair

-- Norman

View Hawaiilad's profile

Hawaiilad

2191 posts in 1768 days


#4 posted 06-09-2013 06:03 AM

Nice..that would look great on our deck.

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

View ASUAlumni02's profile

ASUAlumni02

164 posts in 707 days


#5 posted 06-09-2013 06:22 AM

Thx, I have this one on our front porch

-- www.facebook.com/GarageTherapyWoodworking

View Odiferous's profile

Odiferous

100 posts in 939 days


#6 posted 06-09-2013 02:05 PM

I wonder where this design originally came from—it’s a great functional novelty. Your cables may be too short now, but on mine I just folded the cable in and used two 3/4” fence staples to pin down each end—it’s a lot lower profile than cable clamps. I’ve seen a reference to actually tapping threads onto the ends of the cable and screwing acorn nuts on. That’d look great if it can hold tightly enough.

Regular wire cutters will mangle the heck out of the cable ends. I didn’t have a pair of cable shears, so I wrapped it in masking tape and sliced through the middle with a cut-off tool (a dremel would probably work fine). Takes a little longer, but you get a nice clean edge.

View irtamos's profile

irtamos

113 posts in 791 days


#7 posted 06-09-2013 05:00 PM

Thanks for sharing !

-- irtamos, Belgium

View SASmith               's profile

SASmith

1636 posts in 1735 days


#8 posted 06-09-2013 05:58 PM

Great chair.
When I built mine I used 1/4” all-thread and lock nuts instead of wire and staples. I also recessed the nut into the side of the seat.

-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois

View Airframer's profile (online now)

Airframer

2742 posts in 701 days


#9 posted 06-09-2013 07:05 PM

Nice Chair! Judging by the name tapes on the door behind you I assume you are former (or current?) Airforce? The irony of you building a chair is not lost on me in that case lol.. ;-)

-- Eric - "I'm getting proficient with these hand jobbers. - BigRedKnothead"

View ASUAlumni02's profile

ASUAlumni02

164 posts in 707 days


#10 posted 06-09-2013 09:52 PM

I like the idea of the threading…I will have to looke for it at the big box store. And airframes, nice! Lol

-- www.facebook.com/GarageTherapyWoodworking

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase