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Project by RussellAP posted 08-29-2013 05:36 PM 850 views 3 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This one took me about 3 hours to make this morning.

I like this design. The seat and legs are made first, then the arms go on with a back brace so you have two boards in place to screw the back slats into. It’s so much easier this way.

Don’t be too afraid to trust your eye for getting the back straight, I went sticktly by measurment and it was visibly off when I first put it together. Fortunately I only had to move the back slats about a half inch to the right.

Thanks for looking.

-- A positive attitude will take you much further than positive thinking ever will.





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 08-29-2013 05:44 PM

Your getting really good at cranking these out Russ practice makes perfect.

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#2 posted 08-29-2013 05:45 PM

Jim, I wish I could sell them as fast as I can make them.

-- A positive attitude will take you much further than positive thinking ever will.

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#3 posted 08-29-2013 07:22 PM

Looks good, and I believe that this is the method I used to make Adirondack chairs a few years ago. Hope these are selling well for you!

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#4 posted 08-30-2013 02:26 PM

Looks great Russell.

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#5 posted 08-30-2013 03:43 PM

Excellent work! 3 hrs. to build? It would take me that long just to find the lumber. As to selling them, if you would lower your price to say $10.00, I promise you will sell more faster than you can make them. lol.

See the happy moron. He doesn’t give a damm. I wish I were a moron, my God perhaps I am.

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#6 posted 09-03-2013 04:52 PM

Good looking and comfy chairs! Like the simple and sturdy design. Great job!

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