LumberJocks

Adirondack porch set

  • Advertise with us
Project by MasterSergeant posted 09-28-2013 01:29 PM 1409 views 5 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Finally completed our front porch Adirondack, Grandpa/Grandma, porch set. I, was and still, amazed at the amount of wood there is in the making of an Adirondack! I used cedar and had to cull through many layers of lumber to get enough cedar to make this set match. The finish is a penetrating oil I purchased at our local WoodSmith Store, it was a little spendy but worth every bit as it allowed the natural colors and grain to pop out.
I have two more chairs and table up in the shop waiting to finish. These next ones are also cedar but the grain and color are much much different. I can’t wait to get them completed and on the porch.

Thanks for looking at my project. Lumber Jocks is the best, so glad it is available to us!

20131014
I just added 5 more pictures of the Adirondack chairs I finished. They are a little different in color then the first two chairs. They are the most comfortable chairs I have made to date, now to find a buyer so I can buy more wood and make more chairs!!

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction





12 comments so far

View WayneC's profile

WayneC

12454 posts in 2971 days


#1 posted 09-28-2013 01:30 PM

Very nice Kelly. You will get many years of use from these.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

View Ken90712's profile

Ken90712

15425 posts in 2063 days


#2 posted 09-28-2013 02:08 PM

Some great chairs. I love when people take the time by covering all the screw holes. It’s details like this that says you care and want it to look perfect. I need to make a set of these for our new front porch. Hope they look as good as these. Well done.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

View HillbillyShooter's profile

HillbillyShooter

5194 posts in 1166 days


#3 posted 09-28-2013 02:21 PM

Very nicely done—a project you’ll enjoy the rest of your life.

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

View aussiedave's profile

aussiedave

3090 posts in 698 days


#4 posted 09-28-2013 06:36 PM

A very nice porch set of chairs and table…looks like a nice place to relax with a book and a coffee…

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

View redryder's profile

redryder

2294 posts in 1976 days


#5 posted 09-28-2013 06:47 PM

Great looking chairs and table.
Are the plans available anywhere??
I have seen many designs that don’t look as good as these…....................

-- mike...............

View AngieO's profile

AngieO

1219 posts in 1021 days


#6 posted 09-28-2013 09:54 PM

Looks great!

View Schwieb's profile

Schwieb

1640 posts in 2335 days


#7 posted 09-29-2013 12:18 PM

Very nice. Reminds me of being a little boy back in the 50’s setting with grandma and grandpa, drinking lemonade on chairs that my Dad had made for them when he was still at home.

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

View farmerdude's profile

farmerdude

224 posts in 913 days


#8 posted 09-29-2013 11:57 PM

That is a great looking set. You were right about the wood grain, fantastic job.

-- Jeff in central Me.

View KOVA's profile

KOVA

1311 posts in 1252 days


#9 posted 10-05-2013 05:22 AM

HERMOSO CONJUNTO DE SILLAS KELLY!!!!!
ERES EL MEJOR!!!!! Y TUS ABUELOS ESTARÁN
MUY CÓMODOS ;-)

-- KOVA, EL CARPINTERO DEL PUEBLO https://www.facebook.com/pages/El-Carpintero-Del-Pueblo/148976618479733

View MasterSergeant's profile

MasterSergeant

1311 posts in 1562 days


#10 posted 10-05-2013 11:31 AM

thank you to all for the very nice compliment! I was surprised at the amount of wood it took to build these chairs. I hope they last a very long time, they should with the penetrating oil /sealer I applied to each.

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

View Diwayne's profile

Diwayne

252 posts in 1564 days


#11 posted 10-05-2013 10:29 PM

Like em.

-- What one man can do, another man can also do.

View Phil B.'s profile

Phil B.

51 posts in 128 days


#12 posted 12-28-2014 08:35 PM



Great looking chairs and table.
Are the plans available anywhere??
I have seen many designs that don t look as good as these…....................

- redryder

Kelly bought all my plans from my site below. CAD files and DWG are available on Etsy.

Thanks,

-- Phil, http://www.plansinwood.com DWG files at https://www.etsy.com/ca/shop/TheBarleyHarvest?section_id=13930514&ref=shopsection_leftnav_3

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com