Adirondack porch set

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Project by MasterSergeant posted 09-28-2013 01:29 PM 2102 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!

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

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#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

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#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!"

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#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

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#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.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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#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...............

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

Looks great!

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#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.

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#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.

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#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

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

Like em.

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

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#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.


-- Phil, DWG files at

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