|Project by Steve||posted 07-12-2013 02:40 AM||1136 views||1 time favorited||4 comments|
I just finished my Adirondack Chair, made of cedar. The design is from the Family Handyman. I altered the design to make the seat 2 inches deeper and the seat width of 28 inches. I also added an extra support in the middle of the seat. There were several design errors in the write-up, not related to the changes I made to the chair, so in my chair those issues have been corrected. Cedar does not need to be stained or have a finish applied. Though, I am thinking about putting some Thompson’s water seal on it. Leaving the chair as is, the wood will turn a silvery grey.
Cedar of course is rot resistant and should last many years. I liked working with cedar over using pressure treated wood, pressure treated wood is very heavy and I was concerned about toxic elements that are contained in the pressure treated wood.
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