Adirondack Chairs

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Project by Jeff Dubofsky posted 274 days ago 1269 views 14 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made 8 of these chairs as gifts for friends and family (and two for us!) over this last winter, and I’m finally getting around to posting. Since I hadn’t made chairs before, I went online to get a plan and found a good one at I stuck with the plan, without modification except longer screws in a few places, and they came out nice and comfy. Good back height/angle and seat height, depth, width, etc….. Even for a tall crowd…

The second and third photos show the chairs for my brother and sister-in-law. My brother brews his own beer (super good!), so I made up his logo and had a friend who owns a sign company and CNC machine laser cut it in to the seat slat. He loved it!

Due to the very high costs and difficulty in finding clear cedar in our area, I used common 5/4 cedar decking boards and milled 4×4 cedar posts to 3×3 for the legs. The finish is 3 coats General Finish Outdoor penetrating oil

-- jdubo, Hartland Wisconsin..."If you see a flaw in my work take a (big) step back!"

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#1 posted 273 days ago

Nice looking A’chairs, Jeff. Everyone should have a set to relax in on a warm summer day. I like the “fan back” style and the look of the cedar. Thanks for sharing.

-- Doug

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#2 posted 273 days ago

Great job, love that style of chair

-- The Old Rednek Workshop

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#3 posted 273 days ago

Nice chairs, they look great….well done.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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#4 posted 271 days ago

Thanks for the comments!

-- jdubo, Hartland Wisconsin..."If you see a flaw in my work take a (big) step back!"

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#5 posted 271 days ago

Man they look comfy.

-- Cad a dheanfaimid feasta gan adhmad.......?

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#6 posted 270 days ago

Great looking and comfy chairs! Like the design and build. I’m sure they’ll last long outdoors and get plenty of use. Great work!

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#7 posted 270 days ago

Great looking chairs! Hope mine turn out as nice!

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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