Adirondack Chair from Pallets

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Project by kkfitz2 posted 07-08-2013 09:10 AM 3556 views 3 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was just a fun project to try. I’m a novice woodworker with limited tools. But this was a very simple and fun project. I learned several things (from mistakes), so I expect the next ones to come out even better.

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#1 posted 07-08-2013 04:18 PM

They looks pretty comfortable! I am in the middle of building some Adirondack chairs, table and foot stools; I hope they turn out as nice as yours.

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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#2 posted 07-08-2013 06:33 PM

Thanks Kelly. I look forward to seeing them.

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#3 posted 07-08-2013 07:17 PM

I know these things can all be varied according to the size of the person a chair is made for, but…..would you care to give us a few dimensions such as the front height where seat joins leg, the width between the arms (seat slat length) and possibly and angle of the cut to form the brace behind the back slats?

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#4 posted 07-08-2013 07:26 PM

I can do better than that…here are the plans I used. Enjoy.

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#5 posted 07-09-2013 02:04 AM

ive had adirondacks on my to build list for a while and i also have pallets hanging around. I’ve been waiting to buy cypress for the chairs but i think I may go this route instead.

thanks for posting!

-- David - Houston, Texas. (

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