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Project by Jerry posted 08-25-2013 04:23 PM 1331 views 7 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The wife saw the Adirondack with the pull out foot rest on the cover of Wood magazine. I walked in the door from work and she handed me the magazine, still in the clear plastic sleeve and simply said “Yes, Please”. It looked a little daunting for my skills, but I was pleasantly surprised at the ease of construction. She loves it and I made a few more for around our fire pit and a few for friends. I even made templates for all the pieces out of 1/4” hard board for future chairs. All cedar lumber and stainless steel fasteners with a Spar urethane finish. I love the comfort of these chairs!!

thanks for looking,

-- Jerry - Rochester, MN *Whether you think you can or you can't, you are probably right* - Henry Ford





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DIYaholic

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#1 posted 08-25-2013 11:37 PM

Great looking chairs….

Fantastic fire pit….

And a wonderful space/shop to work in….

It is official….
I’m JEALOUS!!!

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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doubleDD

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#2 posted 08-25-2013 11:41 PM

Nice build on all the chairs. Great idea having the pull out rest.

-- --Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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izod

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#3 posted 08-26-2013 01:04 PM

If my wife saw this i’m sure she’d be asking me to make some as well! Never seen them with a pull out leg rest. They look very nice!

-- Josh - Rochester, MN

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jack1

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#4 posted 08-26-2013 10:25 PM

cool

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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Fishinbo

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#5 posted 08-28-2013 08:55 PM

The coolest and comfiest Adirondack chair ever, love the pull out foot rest. Great work and very nice shop and fire pit.

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drewm873

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#6 posted 10-14-2013 04:34 PM

Very nice! Good work!

I’m actually working on building that same chair and I notice you ran into the same exact issues that I have. -) Did you find that plan to be off on multiple things?

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#7 posted 10-14-2013 05:03 PM

This chair looks very nice and comfortable too. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Jerry

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#8 posted 10-18-2013 02:32 PM

Yes, after all the components were cut to dimension, there were a few alterations. Mostly pertaining to the pull out footrest.

-- Jerry - Rochester, MN *Whether you think you can or you can't, you are probably right* - Henry Ford

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