byfour chair

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Project by Derek Oliver posted 10-22-2013 02:32 PM 1361 views 12 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a chair I built from a combination of two by four’s and one by four’s (hence the title). It’s a great beginner project as it can all be done with a circular saw and a driill.

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#1 posted 10-22-2013 03:21 PM

Where did you get the idea for this? I wanna try my hand at a few of these!

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#2 posted 10-22-2013 03:41 PM

I came across the idea at
You can buy the plans there.

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#3 posted 10-22-2013 05:55 PM

great looking chair. the 2×4s and 1×4s cleaned up nicely and you’ve added a very nice finish. The wood plugs add a nice detail that bring the look above and beyond a construction lumber built chair. great idea.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#4 posted 10-22-2013 08:23 PM

You built a very nice chair Oliver. I would not have cut out the seat slats for the tops of the front legs to come through, but you followed the original design and that is a matter of style and not your work which looks very good.

-- woodNfish

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#5 posted 10-23-2013 03:02 AM

I love those! That is the type of materials I have laying around. Real nice.

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#6 posted 10-23-2013 09:32 AM

Looks great! Would look even greater on my porch: Would love a few more images showing the construction beneath and at the back- perhaps wit some basic measurements.

Great work

-- "Do or Do not. There is no try." - Yoda

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